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Day 303 – The Bread of Life Discourse (Part 2)

Today we continue with the Bread of Life Discourse. John explicitly identifies the problem the Jews had with what Jesus was saying: The Jews then murmured at him, because he said, “I am the bread which came down from heaven.” … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 302 – The Bread of Life Discourse (Part 1)

Today we begin our reading of John 6 and the Bread of Life Discourse, one of the richest passages in the bible. First, notice how the discourse begins, “On the next day….” This has several implications. Within the context of … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr -Day 301 – The Feeding the Five Thousand (Redux)

Today we read John’s version of the feeding of the 5,000 with the loaves and the fishes. Remember that together with the Resurrection the feeding of the 5,000 is the only miracle that is recounted in all four Gospels. John … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 294 – The Wedding Feast of Cana

Today we read one of the most famous scenes of the New Testament. It is story of Jesus at a wedding with his disciples. It is the occasion of his first public known miracle. From the outset the words John … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 234 – Woe to you

In today’s reading Jesus has some not so good news for a few towns in Israel’s northern area. 13 “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty works done in you had been done in Tyre … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 221 – Luke’s Account of the Temptation in the Desert

Today we read Luke’s account of the Temptation of Jesus. It’s a good opportunity to remind ourselves of some of the key lessons of the events. First, recall that the first temptation is for Jesus, who has fasted for forty … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 180 – Super Apostles

As a Catholic, I can’t help but be blown away by some of the verses in today’s reading. Paul takes on directly some of the other preachers who have lead the Corinthians astray. This is what he says: 4 For … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 163 – Factions Among You

Today, Paul addresses additional problems in the Corinthian community. One of them is disunity that had grown up at services. It seems that services have become sort of a dinner party. Some people are treating it more like a social … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 130 – Feeding the 5,000 – Redux

Today we read Mark’s account of the feeding of the 5,000. There are only two miracles that are recounted in all four(4) Gospels: The Resurrection and the feeding of the 5,000. Seems to me that that fact alone might imply … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 91 – Paul’s Speech in the Temple

Old Testament Today’s reading give us a second verse quoted by Jesus to Satan during the temptation in the desert. There is subtle but important way this verse is phrased. The verse Jesus will later quote is: And he [God] … Continue reading

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