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The seed would sprout and grow

VideoCam tricks now allow us to see the wonder of the unfolding of the parts of a plant from a mere seed. Reality, of course,…


To be placed on a lampstand

The message of the parable is clear: The Kingdom of God must be made known. If Jesus is the light of the world, he is…


Brother and sister and mother

In the Near East where kinship ties are very strong, it is customary to call cousins or close relatives as “brothers” or “sisters.” Affiliation to…


A kingdom is divided against itself

  The battle of two superpowers is presented here: the power of God embodied by Jesus against the power of Beelzebul the prince of demons.…

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The beginning of the Galilean Ministry

LUKE 1:1-4; 4:14-21 Since many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the events that have been fulfilled among us, just as those who were…

Seventy-two other disciples

Seventy-two other disciples

 In an earlier account Luke describes Jesus as sending the Twelve Apostles (representing the Twelve tribes) on a mission to the whole people of Israel…