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Oct 14 2015 - 6:13pm

Encountering trauma in the Bible

Jan 22 2015 - 10:57am

Pauline Viviano asks, 'Can Scripture be a source of unity rather than division?'

Oct 23 2014 - 4:49pm

Can ancient Israel’s spirituality of sex help us escape today's hook-up culture?

The Word

“Get up and go on your way; your faith has made you well” (Lk 17:19)

Only the Samaritan turned back to praise God and (literally translated) “fell before his feet” and thanked Jesus.

“We have done only what we ought to have done” (Lk 17:10)

“We have done only what we ought to have done” (Lk 17:10)

“The Lord watches over the strangers; he upholds the orphan and the widow” (Ps 146:9)

If we truly believe that God is on watch for the poor, the widow and the orphan, then now is the time to align ourselves with God’s reign, with Lazarus.

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