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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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Executed in prison

When Herod the tetrarch heard the reports about Jesus he said to his attendants, “This is John the Baptist; he has risen from the dead! That is why miraculous powers are at work in him.” Now Herod had arrested John and bound … Continue reading

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Attacked by angry businessmen

Once when we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a female slave who had a spirit by which she predicted the future. She earned a great deal of money for her owners by fortune-telling. She followed … Continue reading

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Courage

The priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to Peter and John while they were speaking to the people. They were greatly disturbed because the apostles were teaching the people, proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection … Continue reading

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Strength and weakness

Let me say this once again – please don’t think I’m a fool. Or, if you do, at least bear with me as you would with a fool, because I’d like to do a little boasting. No, this doesn’t come from the Lord – it’s just me behaving like a fool. But … Continue reading

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Herod’s birthday party

Jesus left that part of the country and returned with his disciples to Nazareth, his home town. The next Sabbath he began teaching in the synagogue, and those who heard him were astonished. “Where did he get all this wisdom and … Continue reading

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