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Looking into the future

When the time came for the purification rites required by the Law of Moses, Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every firstborn male … Continue reading

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Stand firm to the end

Jesus left the temple and was walking away when his disciples came up to him to call his attention to its buildings. “Do you see all these things?” he asked. “Truly I tell you, not one stone here will be … Continue reading

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Advance warning

Now Jesus was going up to Jerusalem. On the way, he took the Twelve aside and said to them, “We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and the … Continue reading

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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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The crucifixion

Carrying his own cross, Jesus went out to the place of the Skull (which in Aramaic is called Golgotha). There they crucified him, and with him two others—one on each side and Jesus in the middle. Pilate had a notice prepared and … Continue reading

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An act of kindness

On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have no more … 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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