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Four Intriguing Women

Why do you suppose Matthew’s Gospel includes these four particular women–Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, and Bathsheba–in Jesus’ genealogy?

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A Divine Orchestra

Each orchestra member’s face amazes me. They do their small parts with intensity to help create the full, altogether glorious music of the orchestra.

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Be Subordinate to One Another

Some like to manipulate words in the Bible to make certain passages suit their personal desires. The reality is that we must strive to take a good look at ourselves and treat others as God wants us to.

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Empty Arguments That Deceive

It’s so frustrating when a difference of opinion mushrooms into an angry argument. St. Paul encouraged the Ephesians to avoid these situations, and instead look for and live in the light of the Lord.

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Praying for Priests

Help us to remember to pray for our priests. Help us to remember too that your multitude of saints in heaven will also pray for our priests—to strengthen them, encourage them, be with them.

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It Takes Courage

“Joseph of Arimathea, secretly a disciple of Jesus for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate if he could remove the body of Jesus”—John 19:38a. The horror of the crucifixion was overwhelming. Joseph’s desire to properly bury Jesus overcame his desire for covertness.

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