Living the Gospel

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Living the Gospel – January 19, 2020

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Lamb of God “Behold, the Lamb of God.” John the Baptist identified Jesus as the prophesized savior. A lamb was sacrificed by the Israelites and the blood smeared on the doorposts to mark the home of a devout Hebrew. The blood of the lamb, in effect, saved them as the…

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Jan
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Living the Gospel – January 12, 2020

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“…you are coming to me?” John the Baptist was surprised that Jesus would come to him. Jesus was one of many waiting to be baptized and John was hesitant …he knew he was just a messenger. To baptize the holy one did not seem right to John. But, Jesus reassured…

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Jan
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Living the Gospel – January 05, 2020

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On the Epiphany of the Lord, we celebrate the birthday of Jesus. But it is also a celebration of Light. The wise men followed a Light to eventually find the Baby Jesus and his mother Mary. They followed the star which led them to Jerusalem thinking the King of the…

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Dec
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Living the Gospel – December 29, 2019

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When I was a young wife and mother, I could never find the time to pray. Each day was so full and with each passing year our schedule as a family grew more demanding. How could I get the laundry done? How could I find time to pray? I finally…

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Dec
20

Living the Gospel – December 22, 2019

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“Taking God’s Path” Growing up as an obedient Jew, Joseph must have known about Isaiah’s prophecy of the virgin birth, so when he is told in a dream that he is to have an integral role in pulling this whole thing together, he must have been, at the very least…

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Dec
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Living the Gospel – December 15, 2019

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I really liked the way the 3 readings for this week conveyed a theme of anticipation. We start off with Isaiah describing the anticipation of our going home, of our being with God. We are in the wilderness now, in this life, separated, anticipating the time when we can be…

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Dec
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Living the Gospel – December 8, 2019

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Good Fruit John was a powerful preacher who drew crowds from Jerusalem despite his wild appearance and demanding message. He called for changes in the way people thought, in their attitude, their relationships, and in their behavior. When the Pharisees and Sadducees joined the crowds wanting to be baptized, he…

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Nov
29

Living the Gospel – December 1, 2019

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“Come, let us climb the LORD’s mountain, to the house of the God of Jacob, that he may instruct us in his ways, and we may walk in his paths.” Those of us who have climbed a mountain can probably identify with this description of the Way that has been…

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Nov
22

Living the Gospel – November 24, 2019

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Jesus is King of the Universe! Did you ever think about how many scriptural references there are to the Kingdom of God? The Kingdom of God was hailed throughout the Hebrew Scriptures long before Christ was born. The Psalms reference it over and over. Remembering that these were the prayers…

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Nov
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Living the Gospel – November 17, 2019

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“By Your Perseverance, You Will Secure Your Lives” Lk 21:19 We have all seen people who face very tough situations and somehow manage to do so with peace and joy. Perhaps it is the sickness of a spouse and we witness the healthier of the two show such love and…

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