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Gospel of Matthew – Chap. 3, vers. 4-6 – Rediscovering God, rediscovering ourselves

John’s clothes were made of camel’s hair, and he had a leather belt around his waist. His food was locusts and wild honey. People went out to him from Jerusalem and all Judea and the whole region of the Jordan. Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River. The clothing of John…

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Gospel of Matthew – chap. 2, vers. 19-23 – Return of the family of Jesus to Nazareth

But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, Saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child’s life. And he arose, and took the…

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Gospel of Matthew – Chap. 2, verses 16-18 – The Slaughter of the Innocents

Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of…

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Gospel of Matthew – Chap. 2, verses 13-15 – Flight into Egypt

And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him. When…

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The Gospel of Matthew – chap. 1, vers. 1-17 – The Genealogy of Jesus

It could seem a strange thing to list a lot of names that represent the ancestors of a famous person like Jesus (click here to see the Matthew’s text). But for the ancient Jews who wrote the Gospel of Matthew it was not so. In fact, in those days it didn’t…

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