Ordinary Became Extraordinary, Sinners Became Saints

Ordinary Became Extraordinary, Sinners Became Saints

When He saw the crowds, He had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. And He called to Him His twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every disease and every infirmity. The names...

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The Attributes of an Apostle

The Attributes of an Apostle

For I think that God has exhibited us apostles as last of all, like men sentenced to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, to angels and to men. We are fools for Christ’s sake, but you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are...

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Saint Peter

Saint Peter

Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, “Who do men say that the Son of man is?” And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” He said to them, “But who do...

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Saint Paul

Saint Paul

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. To my shame, I must say, we were too weak for that! But whatever any one dares to boast of—I am speaking as a fool—I also dare to boast of that. Are they...

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Three Valuable Lessons

Three Valuable Lessons

Jesus said, “The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is sound, your whole body will be full of light; but if your eye is not sound, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is...

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Keep Showing Up

Keep Showing Up

Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them.  And when they saw Him, they worshipped Him but some doubted.  And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me.  Go therefore and make...

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Some Questions to Consider

Some Questions to Consider

And you shall do what is right and good in the sight of the Lord, that it may go well with you. Deuteronomy 6:18 We are going to interrupt our study of the Psalms for a few days, in order to address two subjects that are very timely today and tomorrow.  Monday and Tuesday we will reflect...

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Trusting Parents, a Miraculous Birth

Trusting Parents, a Miraculous Birth

Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things which have been accomplished among us, just as they were delivered to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word, it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for...

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Psalm 50/51—The Psalm of Repentance: The Sacrifice of a Humble Heart

Psalm 50/51—The Psalm of Repentance: The Sacrifice of a Humble Heart

The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, Thou will not despise. Psalm 50:17  Today we are nearly half-way in between the last celebration of the Nativity and the next one.  Who would have thought six months ago that in this first...

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Psalm 50/51—The Psalm of Repentance: Imagine What Would Happen If You Prayed This Verse Often

Psalm 50/51—The Psalm of Repentance: Imagine What Would Happen If You Prayed This Verse Often

O Lord, open Thou my lips, and my mouth shall show forth Thy praise. Psalm 50:15 What is the part of our body that gets us in the most trouble?  That would be the mouth.  We commit the most sins using our mouths, because the sins we commit most often...

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2nd Sunday of Matthew: Called to Be Disciples

2nd Sunday of Matthew: Called to Be Disciples

As Jesus walked by the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. And He said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Immediately they left their...

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2nd Sunday of Matthew: Hearing, Doing and Intending

2nd Sunday of Matthew: Hearing, Doing and Intending

Brethren, but glory and honor and peace for everyone who does good, the Jew first and also the Greek. For God shows no partiality. All who have sinned without the law will also perish without the law, and all who have sinned under the law will be judged by the...

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