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Matthew 22:1-14 - The Parable of the Wedding Feast

     This parable is about a wedding feast given for a son in which the friends of the family who were invited refused to go. After additional requests, the invited people were actually cruel to the servants and killed them.   657 more words

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Matthew 19:16-26: About the Rich Man and inheriting eternal life.

The Gospel reading of Matthew 19:16-26 is also told in Mark 10:17-31 and Luke 18:18-30. It is about a rich man who asks Jesus what he must do to inherit eternal life.   518 more words

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Forgiveness. An important message of the New Testament.

Forgiveness is an important message in this Gospel lesson of Matthew 18:23-35.  The fullness of the message of forgiveness conveyed in the Old Testament was first taught in the New Testament by Jesus Christ in His Sermon of the Mount (Mt. 712 more words

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Matthew 17:14-23: Miracle of curing the boy with seizures

The Gospel reading of  Matthew 17:14-23 with the theme of curing a boy who had seizures has similar versions of the story in Mark 9:17-31 and Luke 9:37-42. 740 more words

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Moscow

Moscow is such a large city that it can be a bit overwhelming at first when you are trying to find certain places.  The secular guidebooks will send you to the most famous churches and monasteries, but those aren’t necessarily the ones with the wonderworking icons or the relics of beloved saints.   1,807 more words
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Matthew 14:14-22 - The Miracle of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes

Jesus Christ’s miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes to feed the multitude of people is reported in all four of the Gospels: Matthew 14:14-22; Mark 6:30-44; Luke 9:10-17; and, John 6:1-14.   296 more words

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