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The Purposes of God

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Come and See 59 Wisdom 12:13,16-19 Rom 8:26-27 Mt 13:24-43 We continue to reflect upon the parables in Mathew 13 in which Jesus used them to tell about the Kingdom of God. 1. The Wheat and the Weeds: This parable presents a little twist. The enemy sowed weeds in the field when the sower was […]

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Two Seeds

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Come and See 58 Isa 55:10-11 Rom 8:18-23 Mt 13:1-23 We are going to listen to the whole chapter 13 of Mathew on15th, 16th, and 17th Sundays in Ordinary Time. In this chapter, Jesus used parables to speak of the Kingdom of God. “A parable is a story in which something familiar explains something unfamiliar.”[1] […]

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Dear God, …

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Come and See 57 Zechariah 9:9-10 Rom 8:9, 11-13 Mt 11:25-30 A little boy wrote a letter to God.  “Dear God,” he said… “Are you in charge of babies?  I have three sisters, which is good.  But I would like to put in an order for a brother.  I hope this special order won’t upset […]

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Bread, Blood, and Word

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Come and See 56 Deuteronomy 8: 2-3, 14b-16a I Cor. 10:16-17 Jn 6: 51-58   A man flying a small aircraft encountered engine trouble and was forced to land in the middle of a desert wasteland. Stranded without water, the unfortunate man walk tiredly through the desert for hours until he could no longer stay […]

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Love Is not a Game

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Come and See 55 Exodus 34: 4b-6,8-9 2 Cor 13: 11-13 Jn 3: 16 -18 Many years ago, a rich widow who lived in New York City died. In her Last Will and Testament she left all of her considerable estate to God. Her strange bequest gave rise to legal entanglements. In order to settle […]

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To Acknowledge Than Knowledge

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Come and See 54 Pentecost Acts 2:1-11 I Cor 12: 3b-7, 12-13 Jn 20: 19-23   A man challenged his friend, “Can you prove your God? Who is He? Can you help me understand Him?” Looking outside through a window, a man asked, “Do you see a tree moving?” “Yes, I see” his friend replied. […]

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Plant a Seed

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Come and See 53 7th Sunday of Easter – The Ascension Acts 1: 1 – 11 Ephesians 1: 17 – 23 Mt 28: 16 – 20 In the summer of 1997, one member of class 2A18, HUFLIT University attended the military training in Gia Dinh Park, Go Vap District, Saigon. During break time, he saw […]

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The Spirit of Truth

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Come and See 52 6th Sunday of Easter Acts 8: 5-8, 14 – 17 I Pet 3: 15 – 18 John 14: 15 – 21   Before Christopher Columbus discovered the New World, it was believed that the world ended not far beyond Gibraltar (Northern Spain’s border). The Spanish royal motto was “Ne Plus Ultra” […]

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The Root of Sin

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Atcs 6: 1 -7 I Pet 2: 4 – 9 Jn 14: 1-12 “Little Jimmy was unusually afraid of the dark. One, evening when his mother asked him to bring in the broom from the back porch, Jimmy whined:  “It’s too dark out there.  I’m afraid.”  Mother tried to explain that there was nothing to […]

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Broken Legs on Beloved Shoulder

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Come and See 50 Atcs 2: 14a, 36-41 I Pet 2: 20b-25 Jn 10: 1-10 According to Fr. Peter Vasko, OFM, a chairman of Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land, the story of the good shepherd can be understood in a practical context not only 2,000 years ago, but also today. In the flock of […]

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