Category Archives: Matthew

I have strayed like a lost sheep

We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all. … This is the fate of those who trust in themselves … They are … Continue reading

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Not my will, but yours be done

Going a little farther, (Jesus) fell with his face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.” … “Father … not my will, … Continue reading

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The righteousness that God desires

But go and learn what this means: “I desire mercy, not sacrifice.” For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners. … Those who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what that nature desires; but … Continue reading

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Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God

Teach me your way, Lord, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. I will praise you, Lord my God, with all my heart; I will glorify your name forever.

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For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also

Because of your wealth your heart has grown proud. … Such people feed on ashes, a deluded heart misleads them; they cannot save themselves.

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A heart at peace gives life to the body

Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning. … My heart is stirred by a noble theme as I recite my verses for the king.

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We all, like sheep, have gone astray

We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

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12th Day of Christmas – 3

So (Joseph) got up, took the child and his mother and went to the land of Israel. But when he heard that Archelaus was reigning in Judea in place of his father Herod, he was afraid to go there.

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12th Day of Christmas – 2

The Escape to Egypt When they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. “Get up,” he said, “take the child and his mother and escape to Egypt. Stay there until I tell you, for Herod … Continue reading

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12th Day of Christmas – 1

The Magi Visit the Messiah After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? … Continue reading

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