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Guidance and encouragement

Follow the way of love and eagerly desire the gifts of the Spirit, especially prophecy. For anyone who speaks in a tongue does not speak to people but to God. Indeed, no one understands them; they utter mysteries by the … Continue reading

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Greater gifts

Now about the gifts of the Spirit, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed. You know that when you were pagans, somehow or other you were influenced and led astray to mute idols. Therefore I want … Continue reading

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Guidance

Jesus said, “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first. If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have … Continue reading

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Preparing the way

When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son. Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy. On the eighth day they came to … Continue reading

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From the heart

Some Pharisees and teachers of the law came from Jerusalem to confront Jesus. “Why do your disciples disobey the traditions of the elders?” they demanded. “They don’t wash their hands before eating!” “And why do you disobey the commands of God for the sake of your traditions?” … Continue reading

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Tested

Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tested by the devil. He had very little to eat for forty days and became extremely hungry. Then the devil came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, command that these stones become … Continue reading

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