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Do the right thing

Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul. Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good … Continue reading

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True beauty

Jesus also said, “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and … Continue reading

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A better gift than gold

One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer—at three in the afternoon. Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was … Continue reading

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Your freedom

Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul. Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds … Continue reading

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A demonstration of love

When Jesus had finished teaching his disciples, he said, “As you know, the Passover is two days away—and the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified.” Then the chief priests and the elders of the people assembled in the … Continue reading

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Jumping for joy

One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer—at three in the afternoon. Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was … Continue reading

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To the ends of the earth

My dear friends, the desire of my heart and my prayer to God is for the Israelites to be saved. I know what zeal they have for God, but it’s misplaced. Because they misunderstood God’s righteousness, they tried to establish their own, thereby missing the whole … Continue reading

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