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Revealing the "mysteries" of the parables

Parables: The Mysteries of God’s Kingdom Revealed Through The Stories Jesus Told

By John MacArthur

Nelson Books, 2015, 202 pages

Many people read Jesus’ parables in the Gospels and say, “Huh?” In his latest book, Pastor J Mac examines several of Jesus’ parables: 148 more words


Nathanael and Peter

Both Nathanael and Peter made professions of faith. Nathanael said: “Rabbi, You are the Son of God; You are the King of Israel.” Christ replied: “You will see greater things than these” (Jn 1:49-50). 226 more words


Gospel: 1st Sunday in Advent Year C

Luke 21:25-28, 34-36

St Ambrose reminds us that verses 25-26 provide us with a true sequence of prophecy, as well as a fresh cause of mystery, because the Jews will be led captive a second time to Babylon and Assyria. 396 more words


Homily on the Year of Mercy

Well I don’t know about you, but I certainly need God to confirm my heart in holiness this Advent! For, as we see from our 2nd Reading (1 Thess 3:12-4:2) we are called to holiness in order to… 768 more words


Heartscape - I

Lord, I have found a new strength which did not exist within until now. The terrifying empty You made me aware of, I’ve made effort to not run away from, at least not in the usual, habitual ways. 1,009 more words


The Greatest Discount There is

Once again, people have died from being stampeded by people shopping for gifts to nominally celebrate the Mass of the Nativity of Our Lord, and to comemmorate the charity of Sts. 224 more words

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