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suffer the little children; suffer the children

suffer the little children; suffer the children
to show sympathy or concern for the young
—If you want to learn more about poverty in New York, you should read Dr. 179 more words

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Lazarus rising from the dead; modern-day Lazarus

a person who returns to success after suffering defeat; someone who is revived after being clinically dead or who comes back from a situation in which death seemed the certain outcome… 192 more words

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prodigal son; prodigal child; prodigal

someone who strays away from the expectations of his parents or those watching over him
—We are happy to report that all three of our dogs that ran away have returned home. 759 more words

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cross to bear

trouble that must be endured
—I know you think your job is hard, but we all have our crosses to bear.

Whether he was talking about Old Testament figures (such as Jonah) or using imagery from his present day, Jesus used familiar things to help the people learn new ideas.The Jewish people knew about crosses, because crucifixion was the method of capital punishment used by the Romans. 232 more words

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Newcomers to Australia have a lot to Offer

Below is a beautiful story out of the Australian Newspaper today about a young Iranian, new to Australia, with a talent for the English language. There are so many encouraging stories of those who choose to make Australia home. 11 more words

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to whom much is given, much is required

the more talents, possessions, opportunities, etc., a person has, the more responsibility she has to use them for the good of others
—I told my son that he could not ignore his talent as a pianist. 220 more words

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the truth shall make you free; the truth will set you free

knowledge gives a person power
—Over the entrance to the new library is a plaque that reads, “The Truth Shall Make You Free.”

Jesus told the people with him, 128 more words

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