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Death in custody

Jesus went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples. When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. “Where did this man get these things?” they asked. “What’s this wisdom that has … Continue reading

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A story of greed and murder

Jesus entered the temple courts, and, while he was teaching, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him. “By what authority are you doing these things?” they asked. “And who gave you this authority?” Jesus replied, … Continue reading

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Telling the truth

To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” They answered him, “We are Abraham’s descendants and … Continue reading

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An ambush

The next morning some Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves with an oath not to eat or drink until they had killed Paul. More than forty men were involved in this plot. They went to the chief priests and the … Continue reading

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To show the way

Jesus returned to the temple courts and began teaching. But the chief priests and the elders came and interrupted him. “What authority have you got for doing these things?” they demanded. “And who gave it to you?” “I’ll tell you,” said Jesus, “if you can tell … Continue reading

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What would you like?

Jesus and his disciples were travelling up to Jerusalem. On the way, he took the twelve aside and prepared them for what would happen there. “When we get to Jerusalem,” he said, “the Son of Man will be betrayed to the chief priests and the teachers of … Continue reading

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