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An expression of love

When one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, he went to the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table. A woman in that town who lived a sinful life learned that Jesus was eating at the … Continue reading

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Compassion and forgiveness

“Don’t judge,” said Jesus, “and you won’t be judged. Don’t condemn, and you won’t be condemned. Forgive, and you’ll be forgiven. Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will … Continue reading

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Someone more powerful

In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar—when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and Traconitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene—during the high-priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the … Continue reading

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He overturned the tables

The next day as they were leaving Bethany, Jesus was hungry. Seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to find out if it had any fruit. When he reached it, he found nothing but leaves, because … Continue reading

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This is his family

Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him. He appointed twelve that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach and to have authority … Continue reading

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The whole world

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at and our hands have touched—this we proclaim concerning the Word of life. The life appeared; we have seen … Continue reading

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It will happen tonight

On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Where do you want us to make preparations for you to eat the Passover?” He replied, “Go into the city to a certain … Continue reading

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Is it fair?

Peter came to Jesus. “Lord,” he asked, “how many times should I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?” “Not seven times,” said Jesus, “but seventy-seven times. “Listen! The kingdom of heaven is like a … Continue reading

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What should we say?

“Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them,” said Jesus. “If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. “So when you give to the needy, do not … Continue reading

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A permanent solution

The law is only a shadow of the good things that are coming—not the realities themselves. For this reason it can never, by the same sacrifices repeated endlessly year after year, make perfect those who draw near to worship. Otherwise, … Continue reading

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