Daily Archives: June 21, 2011

Monday of the 12th Week of the Year

Matt 7:1-5 Judging Others According to a fable, The Two Bags, (from Aesop’s Fables, p. 16) written by Aesop (620 BC-560 BC) that: “According to ancient lore, every man is born into the world with two bags suspended from his … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the 12th Week of the Year

Matt 7:6, 12-14 The Golden Rule You know that all seven of the great religions of the world have their own ‘golden rules’ like: The Hindu: “The true rule is to guard and do by the things of others as … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the 12th Week of the Year

Matt 7:15-20 False Prophets Last Monday, Jesus told us to stop judging so that we may not be judged. For as we judge, so will we be judged (Mt. 7:1-2). Yesterday, Jesus also told us to do to others whatever … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 12th Week of the Year

Matt 7:21-29 The True Disciple In his commentary with this gospel passage, William Barclay said: “There is only one way to bring peace to the heart, joy to the mind and beauty to the life; it is to accept and … Continue reading

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Friday of the 12th Week of the Year

Matt 8:1-4 The Cleansing of a Leper Leprosy or Hansen’s disease as it is called now was a dreaded disease in the ancient world because it was incurable and highly contagious. Even many skin diseases and infections such as ringworm … Continue reading

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Saturday of the 12th Week of the Year

Matt 8:5-17 The Healing of a Centurion’s Servant and Peter’s Mother-in-law A preacher began his sermon by saying: “Brothers and sisters, here you are coming to pray for rain. I’d like to ask you one question. Where are your umbrellas?” … Continue reading

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