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Way of the Cross

1 Corinthians 1:17-18 For Christ did not send me to baptize but to preach the gospel, and not with the wisdom of human eloquence, so that the cross of Christ might not be emptied of its meaning. The message of … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Frees You

Matthew 18:21-22 Then Peter approaching asked him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times. By telling Peter … Continue reading

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Love Poured Out

Matthew 17:22-23 As they were gathering in Galilee, Jesus said to them, “The Son of Man is to be handed over to men, and they will kill him, and he will be raised on the third day.” And they were … Continue reading

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Die to Live

Matthew 16:24-26 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for … Continue reading

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Forgiven

Psalm 103:12 As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our sins from us. Are you refusing to let go of your baggage? Are you still clinging to old hurts…old resentments…old wrong-doings (whether committed … Continue reading

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Everything Belongs

Matthew 8:1-3 When Jesus came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him. And then a leper approached, did him homage, and said, “Lord, if you wish, you can make me clean.” He stretched out his hand, touched him, and … Continue reading

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Paschal Mystery

2 Corinthians 4:8-10 We are afflicted in every way, but not constrained; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed; always carrying about in the body the dying of Jesus, so that the … Continue reading

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Be Not Afraid

Psalm 112:7 They shall not fear an ill report; their hearts are steadfast, trusting the Lord. Why do we fear? How many things actually turn out to be “the end of the world?” I often repeat this phrase to myself … Continue reading

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The Way to Life

John 16:32-33 “But I am not alone, because the Father is with me. I have told you this so that you might have peace in me. In the world you will have trouble, but take courage, I have conquered the … Continue reading

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True Love

John 15:12-13 “This is my commandment: love one another as I love you. No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” That’s it in a nutshell. That’s the message. Jesus said that if … Continue reading

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