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She begged for help

Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is demon-possessed and suffering terribly.” Jesus did not answer a … Continue reading

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A breath of fresh air

One Sabbath Jesus was going through the grainfields, and his disciples began to pick some heads of grain, rub them in their hands and eat the kernels. Some of the Pharisees asked, “Why are you doing what is unlawful on the … Continue reading

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Conflict in the desert

Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and at the end of them … Continue reading

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Forgive them

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 it … Continue reading

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Rewards and retribution

“When the Son of Man comes in glory,” said Jesus, “and all the angels are there, then he’ll sit on his glorious throne and all the nations will be brought before him. Then he’ll separate the people in exactly the same way as a … Continue reading

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Terrible suffering

Jesus travelled north to the region of Tyre and Sidon. While he was there, a Canaanite woman who lived in that area came to see him “Lord!” she cried. “Son of David! Please help me! My daughter is demon-possessed and she’s suffering terribly!” … 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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