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True friendship

“I’m the true vine,” said Jesus, “and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful. … Continue reading

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Completely happy

After this, Jesus and his disciples went out into the Judean countryside, where he spent some time with them, and baptized. Now John also was baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because there was plenty of water, and people were coming … Continue reading

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He found a good friend

Saul spent several days with the disciples in Damascus. At once he began to preach in the synagogues that Jesus is the Son of God. All those who heard him were astonished and asked, “Isn’t he the man who raised … Continue reading

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A journey of discovery

One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” He said to them, “When you pray, say: ‘Father, hallowed … Continue reading

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The secret of contentment

My brothers and sisters, you whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord, dear friends! I plead with Euodia and I plead with Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord. … Continue reading

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The need for action

What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says … Continue reading

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Power out of weakness

I must go on boasting. Although there is nothing to be gained, I will go on to visions and revelations from the Lord. I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven. … Continue reading

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