Alive to God in Christ Jesus

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[Photo by Untitled blue.]

Or don’t you know that all of us
who were baptized into Christ Jesus
were baptized into his death?

We were therefore buried with him
through baptism into death in order that,
just as Christ was raised from the dead
through the glory of the Father,
we too may live a new life.

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At Just the Right Time

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[Photo by daveduke.]

You see, at just the right time,
when we were still powerless,
Christ died for the ungodly.

Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous man,
though for a good man
someone might possibly dare to die.

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this:
While we were still sinners,
Christ died for us.

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Math History Tidbits: Agnesi, Euler, and China

Alexandria JonesI’ve fallen behind on my project of transcribing my Alexandria Jones stories. Finally, here are a few more tidbits from math history, along with links to relevant Internet sites and a few math puzzles for your students to try.

I hope you find them interesting.

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Easter: He Is Risen!

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Photo by joiseyshowaa.

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!
In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope
through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade
— kept in heaven for you,
who through faith are shielded by God’s power
until the coming of the salvation
that is ready to be revealed in the last time.

In this you greatly rejoice,
though now for a little while
you may have had to suffer grief
in all kinds of trials.

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