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5/16/2017
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176. From Jerusalem to Emmaus: The Spiritual Logic of Suffering

5/16/2017

25 Then he said to them, “Oh, how foolish you are, and how slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have declared! 26 Was it not necessary that the Messiah should suffer these things and...

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5/01/2017
8:00 am UTC
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175. Suffering as Imitating Christ

5/01/2017

21 For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you should follow in his steps. 22 “He committed no sin, and no deceit was found in his...

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4/16/2017
12:00 am UTC
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174. Cross, Perfection and Sin

4/16/2017

24 He put before them another parable: ‘The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; 25but while everybody was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the...

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4/01/2017
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173. Governor Pontius Pilate Washes His Hands

4/01/2017

24 So when Pilate saw that he could do nothing, but rather that a riot was beginning, he took some water and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, “I am innocent of this man’s blood; see to...

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3/16/2017
8:00 am UTC
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172. The Centurion at the Foot of the Cross

3/16/2017

Now when the centurion, who stood facing him, saw that in this way he breathed his last, he said, “Truly this man was God’s Son!” The Confession of the Centurion, by James Tissot, c....

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3/01/2017
8:00 am UTC
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171. The Piercing of Jesus’ Side

3/01/2017

31 Since it was the day of Preparation, the Jews did not want the bodies left on the cross during the sabbath, especially because that sabbath was a day of great solemnity. So they asked Pilate to...

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2/16/2017
8:00 am UTC
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170. From Aging Wine to Preserving Human Dignity

2/16/2017

39 And no one after drinking old wine desires new wine, but says, ‘The old is good.’ Luke’s Gospel in chapter five suggests that “old wine” is valued so much more over “new...

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2/01/2017
8:00 am UTC
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169. On Healing and Salvation

2/01/2017

11 On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee. 12 As he entered a village, ten lepers approached him. Keeping their distance, 13 they called out, saying,...

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1/16/2017
8:00 am UTC
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168. Living the grace of a Mary-Martha duplex

1/16/2017

38 Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. 39 She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to...

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1/01/2017
8:00 am UTC
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167. You Are Not Free If Others Are Not

1/01/2017

Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke? This picture shows a Congolese...

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