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Preserving the Faith

Posted by Thaddaeus Mark 1: 12-15 The Spirit drove Jesus out into the desert, and he remained in the desert for forty days, tempted by Satan.  He was among wild beasts, and the angels ministered to him.  After John had been arrested, Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the gospel of God: “This is the time of fulfillment. 

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Posted by Thaddaeus Mark 1: 40-45   A leper came to Jesus and kneeling down begged him and said, “If you wish, you can make me clean.”  Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand, touched him, and said to him, “I do will it. Be made clean.”  The leprosy left him immediately, and he was

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Posted by Thaddaeus Mark 1: 14-20   After John had been arrested, Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the gospel of God: “This is the time of fulfillment.  The kingdom of God is at hand.  Repent, and believe in the gospel.”  As he passed by the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew

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Posted by Thaddaeus John 1: 35-42   John was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he said, “Behold, the Lamb of God.”  The two disciples heard what he said and followed Jesus.  Jesus turned and saw them following him and said to them, “What are you looking for?” 

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Posted by Thaddaeus Matthew 2: 1-12   When Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of King Herod, behold, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews?  We saw his star at its rising and have come to do him homage.”  When King Herod heard

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Posted by Thaddaeus Background:  On December 3, 2017, the French Church changes the text and translation of the Our Father.  French Massgoers now say, “Do not let us enter into temptation,” where they used to say, “Do not submit us into temptation.”  In English, we say, “Lead us not into temptation.”  When asked about the

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Posted by Thaddaeus Luke 1: 26-38   The angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house of David, and the virgin’s name was Mary.  And coming to her, he said, “Hail, full of grace! The Lord is with

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Posted by Thaddaeus John 1:6-8, 19-28   A man named John was sent from God.  He came for testimony, to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him.  He was not the light, but came to testify to the light.  And this is the testimony of John.  When the Jews from Jerusalem

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Posted by Thaddaeus Mark 1: 1-8   The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ the Son of God.   As it is written in Isaiah the prophet: Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of you; he will prepare your way.  A voice of one crying out in the desert: “Prepare the way of

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Posted by Thaddaeus Mark 13:33-37   Jesus said to his disciples: “Be watchful! Be alert!  You do not know when the time will come.  It is like a man traveling abroad.  He leaves home and places his servants in charge, each with his own work, and orders the gatekeeper to be on the watch.  Watch,

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Posted by Thaddaeus Matthew 25: 31-46 Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne, and all the nations will be assembled before him.  And he will separate them one from another, as a shepherd separates the

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Posted by Thaddaeus Matthew 25: 14-15, 19-21   Jesus told his disciples this parable: “A man going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them.  To one he gave five talents; to another, two; to a third, one–to each according to his ability.  Then he went away.  After a long

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Posted by Thaddaeus Matthew 25: 1-13 Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.  Five of them were foolish and five were wise.  The foolish ones, when taking their lamps, brought no oil with them, but the

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  Posted by Thaddaeus Matthew 23: 1-12   Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, saying, “The scribes and the Pharisees have taken their seat on the chair of Moses.  Therefore, do and observe all things whatsoever they tell you, but do not follow their example.  For they preach but they do not

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Posted by Thaddaeus Matthew 22: 34-40 When the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of them, a scholar of the law tested him by asking, “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?”  He said to him, “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your

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Posted by Thaddaeus Matthew 22: 15-21 The Pharisees went off and plotted how they might entrap Jesus in speech.  They sent their disciples to him, with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are a truthful man and that you teach the way of God in accordance with the truth.  And you are not

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Posted by Thaddaeus Matthew 22: 1-14 Jesus again in reply spoke to the chief priests and elders of the people in parables, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be likened to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son.  He dispatched his servants to summon the invited guests to the feast, but they refused

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Posted by Thaddaeus Matthew 21: 33-44 Jesus said to the chief priests and the elders of the people: “Hear another parable.  There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a hedge around it, dug a wine press in it, and built a tower.  Then he leased it to tenants and went on a journey. 

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Posted by Thaddaeus Matthew 21: 28-32 Jesus said to the chief priests and elders of the people: “What is your opinion?  A man had two sons.  He came to the first and said, ‘Son, go out and work in the vineyard today.’  He said in reply, ‘I will not, ‘ but afterwards changed his mind

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Posted by Thaddaeus Matthew 20: 1-16 Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out at dawn to hire laborers for his vineyard.  After agreeing with them for the usual daily wage, he sent them into his vineyard.  Going out about nine o’clock, the landowner saw others

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