Tag Archives: wisdom

To solve the problem

In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenistic Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. So the Twelve gathered all the disciples together and said, “It … Continue reading

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John’s question

John’s disciples told him about all the things that Jesus had been doing. So, calling two of them, he sent them to the Lord to ask, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?” … Continue reading

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Saying the right thing

Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly. We all stumble in many ways. Anyone who is never at fault in what he says is perfect, … Continue reading

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Facing a challenge

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes scattered among the nations: Greetings. Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the … Continue reading

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Threatened with death

I repeat: Let no one take me for a fool. But if you do, then tolerate me just as you would a fool, so that I may do a little boasting. In this self-confident boasting I am not talking as … Continue reading

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Without warning

Jesus said: “If anyone tells you, ‘There he is, out in the wilderness,’ do not go out; or, ‘Here he is, in the inner rooms,’ do not believe it. For as lightning that comes from the east is visible even … Continue reading

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The triumph of justice

As Jesus was walking through the grainfields on the Sabbath, his disciples were hungry, so they began to pick some heads of grain and eat them. When the Pharisees saw this, they said to him, “Look! Your disciples are doing … Continue reading

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