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Jul

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Hebrews 11:31

The Faith of Rahab… The faith of Rahab teaches us that even habitual sinners can be saved: By faith Rahab the harlot did not perish with the disobedient, for she had received the spies in peace.  -Hebrews 11:31, NAB In Joshua 2, we learn that Rahab hid and protected the two men sent by Joshua […]

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Jul

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Hebrews 11:30

The Faith of Joshua… The faith of Joshua shows us to trust in the Lord’s ways, not our own: By faith the walls of Jericho fell after being encircled for seven days.  -Hebrews 11:30, NAB Joshua 6 tells us the story of how the walls of Jericho came tumbling down.  God gave Joshua some very […]

09
Jul

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Hebrews 11:29

The Faith of Moses, Part 4… In today’s verse, the faith of Moses shows us that God can make the impossible become possible: By faith they crossed the Red Sea as if it were dry land, but when the Egyptians attempted it they were drowned.  -Hebrews 11:29, NAB One of the most famous stories from […]

08
Jul

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Hebrews 11:28

The Faith of Moses, Part 3… We see the faith of Moses in his belief in God’s protection: By faith he kept the Passover and sprinkled the blood, that the Destroyer of the firstborn might not touch them.  -Hebrews 11:28, NAB The author of Hebrews continues sharing the faith of Bible heroes with another example […]

06
Jul

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Like Lambs Among Wolves

Luke 10:3… On the fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Jesus sends us out like lambs among wolves: “Go on your way; behold, I am sending you like lambs among wolves.” -Luke 10:3, NAB This verse probably needs little explaining.  We are called to go out into a world that is hostile to everything we say, […]

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Jul

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The Way, the Truth, and the Life

John 14:1-6… In honor of my brother-in-law, Tom, who passed away just two months ago, I want to dedicate this verse to him on the Feast of St. Thomas the Apostle.  Here, we find Jesus speaking to His disciples about life after death: “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; […]