Tag Archives: peace

The challenge

Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them he said: “If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even their own life—such a person cannot be my disciple. And whoever … 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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A demonstration of her love

When one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, he went to the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table. A woman in that town who lived a sinful life learned that Jesus was eating at the … Continue reading

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Strength and wisdom

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

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Peace on earth

In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register. … 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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Making peace

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother: To God’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters in Christ. Grace and peace to you from God our Father. We always thank … Continue reading

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