Monthly Archives: November 2016

Refrain from anger

Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming. … Stirring up anger produces strife.

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Very truly I tell you, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices

The Lord is righteous; he does no wrong. Every new day he does not fail.

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I have had a great struggle, and I have won

You have struggled with God and with humans and have overcome.

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As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins

Do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its evil desires. … Don’t you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey? … It … Continue reading

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My brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord!

Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanks a participation in the blood of Christ? And is not the bread that we break a participation in the body of Christ? Because there is one loaf, we, who … Continue reading

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Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

Those who regard one day as special do so to the Lord. Those who eat meat do so to the Lord, for they give thanks to God; and those who abstain do so to the Lord and give thanks to … Continue reading

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Thanks be to God

God … who always leads us as captives in Christ’s triumphal procession and uses us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of him everywhere.

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Give thanks in all circumstances

And we also thank God continually because, when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human word, but as it actually is, the word of God, which is indeed at … Continue reading

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I have not stopped giving thanks for you

We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers. We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our … Continue reading

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Through Jesus let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise

The fruit of lips that openly profess his name. And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.

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