Temptation in the Desert Matthew 4:1-11/Mark 1:12-15

The Temptation in the Desert Matthew 4:1-11/Mark 1:12-15 The temptation in the desert and the ministry in Galilee Mark 1:12-15 At once the Spirit drove him out into the desert, and he remained in the desert for forty days, tempted by Satan. He was among wild beasts, and the angels ministered to him. The Beginning of…

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Storm at sea? Don’t worry, Jesus is on the boat! Mark 4:35-41

Storm at sea? Don’t worry, Jesus is on the boat! Mark 4:35-41  Jesus was once with his disciples crossing to the the other side of the sea. They met a violent storm that brought strong winds and disturbed the sea waters. Facing a storm at sea, the disciples panicked. They were terrified. They were, at…

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It’s your birthday Jesus, but it’s not about you!

It’s your birthday Jesus, but it’s not about you! Christmas is your birthday Jesus, but how come it is often not about you. It is more often about me being saved by you, dear little babe of Bethlehem. At Christmas thanksgiving…     The priest asked who do children prefer to see on Christmas, is…

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The Canticle of Zechariah Luke 1:68-79

The Canticle of Zechariah Luke 1:68-79  The famous Canticle of Zechariah is also known as the Benedictus. As part of the Christian Prayer, this is sung daily in the morning praises as an invocation of a blessing or benediction to God. It was an invocation originally made by Zechariah right after the birth of his…

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Announcement of John’s Birth to Zechariah Luke 1:5-25

Announcement of John’s Birth to Zechariah Luke 1:5-25 The announcement of John’s birth is a very beautiful infancy narrative which depicts many emotions. The announcement was made to Zechariah by the angel Gabriel. It happened when Zechariah was once chosen to burn incense inside the sanctuary. It is said in the gospel that, upon seeing…

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