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Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12)

Key word of eight beatitudes is word μακάριος (makarios) which could by simply translated as "happy". But in this case, the text has a much broader meaning in mind. Every beatitude is ended followed by reasoning why it is good to be so. And this reason assures that being such is not in vain....

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Lord's Prayer (Matthew 6:5-15)

One of the most known texts of the Bible is the Lord's prayer. This portion of the Bible is an integral part of Western society. We can hear it in movies or from people who are not Christians.  The importance is highlighted by two occurrences in the New Testament in Matthew 6:5-15 and Luke...

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Word Became Flesh (John 1:1-18)

One of the most important verses in gospel of John is John 1:18. It says: "No one has ever seen God: only begotten God who is at the bosom of the Father, He made Him fully known." (translation from Greek). This is how the gospel begins and Jesus is right when He answers Philip, that who ever...

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Authority of the Son (John 5:16-30)

In this passage, Jesus responds to Jewish leaders who are persecuting Him for healing a man on the Sabbath. Jesus begins by declaring that His Father (God) is always at work and that He too is working. Jesus then describes His unique relationship with the Father, emphasizing that the Son only does...

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Testimonies About Son (John 5:31-47)

In this passage, Jesus addresses the Jewish leaders, highlighting various testimonies that confirm His divine authority. He first mentions that self-testimony isn't valid but alludes to other witnesses. He references John the Baptist, noting the brief joy the leaders found in his teachings....

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Feeding of the five thousand (John 6:1-15)

In the Gospels, there are two separate miracle accounts of feeding the multitude. The first account, "Feeding of the 5,000", is recorded in all four gospels (Matthew 14:13-21; Mark 6:31-44; Luke 9:12-17; John 6:1-15). The second account, the "Feeding of the 4,000", with seven loaves of bread and...

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Bread of Life (John 6:22-71)

The passage John 6:22-71 in the Bible is a complex and theologically rich text that encompasses several key events and teachings of Jesus. It begins with the crowd, having witnessed the miracle of feeding 5000, searching for Jesus and finding him across the Sea of Galilee. Jesus seizes this...

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Jesus Washes His Disciples’ Feet (John 13:1-20)

The begining of thirteen chapter of the gospel of John speaks about paschal dinner. However John is not focusing on primary aspects of paschal dinner but concentrates our attention to feet washing, which is unexpected. This event is taking place in the perspective of Jesus' death (John 13:1.3).

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Peter's love for Jesus - Peter do you love me? (John 21:15-19)

After Jesus meets fishing disciples in Galilee, a short story follows narrating a dialog between Peter and Jesus. This is the third encounter of Jesus with his disciples after the resurrection. The story begins with arranging the event after finishing their meal (ἠρίστησαν [éristésan]). Jesus...

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