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Safe and sound

Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus. But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” Then Jesus told them this parable: “Suppose one of you has … Continue reading

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Don’t miss the party!

One Sabbath, when Jesus went to eat in the house of a prominent Pharisee, he was being carefully watched. There in front of him was a man suffering from abnormal swelling of his body. Jesus asked the Pharisees and experts in the … Continue reading

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Be resolute

On a Sabbath Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues, and a woman was there who had been crippled by a spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not straighten up at all. When Jesus saw her, he … Continue reading

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Full of joy

Jesus appointed another seventy-two disciples and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go. He told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of … Continue reading

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Dealing with doubt

John’s disciples told him about all the things that Jesus was doing. Calling two of hus disciples, John sent them to the Lord to ask, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?” When the men came … Continue reading

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He is kind

One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God. When morning came, he called his disciples to him and chose twelve of them, whom he also designated apostles: Simon (whom he named … 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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