“Witnesses of the Resurrection were the Apostles, the Confessors, the Martyrs, the Venerable Ones, the Holy Fathers, men and women who bravely faced their problems in life with hope in the resurrection…All these shed their blood and sacrificed their lives, refusing biological joys and material pleasures. 53 more words
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I wonder if Jesus’ disciples were ever tempted to buy an “I’m with Stupid” T-shirt.
The following conversation occurred after his famous temple-clearing episode (John 2:13-17): “So the Jews said to him, ‘What sign do you show us for doing these things?’ Jesus answered them, ‘Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.’ The Jews then said, ‘It has taken forty-six years to build this temple, and will you raise it up in three days?’” (2:18-20). 735 more words
I’m not sure where this is going today, in truth I should have written it last night, when I thought about it. It kind of feels like its going to be a little disjointed, like the freeflow I had when I first thought these phrases and word combination has been and gone, all I’m left with are vauge dreggs of how it was. 1,121 more words