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    Day 8 – Faithful Thomas

    Thomas, nicknamed the Twin said to his fellow disciples, “Let’s go, too—and die with Jesus.” It is too bad for Thomas that he got stuck with a title created to divide the bible into useful, manageable sections. Ever since the section where Thomas says he won’t believe it (resurrection) until he see it himself , Thomas was stuck with “Doubting Thomas.” Readers assume it was what the rest of the disciples called him. It is like a bully’s name-calling that follows the victim through his elementary school. The victim is forever seen in that light. But today we see the faithfulness of Thomas. Where many were weary of going back…