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Matthew 19: 13-15 Infants of the Kingdom of Heaven

Matthew 19: 13-15 Parallels Mark 10: 13-16; Luke 18: 15-17 13 Then little children were being brought to him in order that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples spoke sternly to those who brought them; … Continue reading

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Matthew 19: 1-12 Relationships and the Kingdom Revisited

Matthew 19: 1-12 When Jesus had finished saying these things, he left Galilee and went to the region of Judea beyond the Jordan. 2 Large crowds followed him, and he cured them there. 3 Some Pharisees came to him, and … Continue reading

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Matthew 18: 21-35 A Forgiving King and Community

Matthew 18: 21-35 21 Then Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” 22 Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, … Continue reading

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Matthew 18: 15-20 A Reconciling Community

Matthew 18: 15-20 15 “If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone. If the member listens to you, you have regained that one. 16 But if … Continue reading

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Matthew 18: 12-14 The Parable of the Lost Sheep

Matthew 18: 12-14 Parallel Luke 15: 3-7 12 What do you think? If a shepherd has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of … Continue reading

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Matthew 18: 1-10 A Community of Little Ones

Matthew 18: 1-10 ¬†At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” 2 He called a child, whom he put among them, 3 and said, “Truly I tell you, unless … Continue reading

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Matthew 17: 24-27 Something is Fishy with these Taxes

Matthew 17: 24-27 24 When they reached Capernaum, the collectors of the temple tax came to Peter and said, “Does your teacher not pay the temple tax?” 25 He said, “Yes, he does.” And when he came home, Jesus spoke … Continue reading

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Matthew 17: 22-23 The Way of the Cross part 2

Matthew 17: 22-23 22 As they were gathering in Galilee, Jesus said to them, “The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into human hands, 23 and they will kill him, and on the third day he will be … Continue reading

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Matthew 17: 14-20 A Little Faith is Enough

Matthew 17: 14-20 14 When they came to the crowd, a man came to him, knelt before him, 15 and said, “Lord, have mercy on my son, for he is an epileptic and he suffers terribly; he often falls into … Continue reading

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Matthew 17: 1-13 The Transfiguration of Jesus

Matthew 17: 1-13 Parallel Mark 9: 2-10; Luke 9: 28-36 Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. 2 And he was transfigured before them, … Continue reading

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