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The battle between good and evil

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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Husband and wife

When Jesus had finished speaking to the people, he left Galilee and went into the region of Judea to the other side of the Jordan. Large crowds followed him, and he healed them there. Then some Pharisees came to him … Continue reading

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Don’t be surprised

Since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but … Continue reading

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Put to the test

Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones … Continue reading

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The pioneer

We must pay careful attention to what we have heard in case we drift away. If the message delivered by angels was binding, and every violation or disobedience received deserving punishment, how can we hope to escape if we ignore this great deliverance? This deliverance, which was first announced by the Lord himself, was then confirmed … Continue reading

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Hard hearts

Jesus left Capernaum and went south to the region of Judea, before crossing the River Jordan. Once again crowds of people gathered round him and, as his custom was, he taught them. Some Pharisees came to him and tried to entrap him with … Continue reading

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Challenged

Another large crowd gathered together to hear Jesus speak. When they had run out of food, Jesus called his disciples and told them, “I’m very concerned about these people. They’ve been here with us for three days and now they have nothing left to eat. If … Continue reading

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