In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God.The Word was with God in the beginning.Everything came into being through the Word, and without the Word nothing came into being.What came into being through the Word was life, and the life was the light for all people.The light shines in the darkness, and theContinue reading “a witness”
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Six days later Jesus took Peter, James, and John his brother, and brought them to the top of a very high mountain. He was transformed in front of them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as light. Moses and Elijah appeared to them, talking with Jesus. Peter reacted to all ofContinue reading “Transfiguration”
John’s father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied, “Bless the Lord God of Israel because he has come to help and has delivered his people.He has raised up a mighty savior for us in his servant David’s house, just as he said through the mouths of his holy prophets long ago.He has brought salvationContinue reading “John”
The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! This is the one about whom I said, ‘He who comes after me is really greater than me because he existed before me.’ Even I didn’t recognize him, but I came baptizing withContinue reading “testified”
First and now…
Theophilus, the first scroll I wrote concerned everything Jesus did and taught from the beginning, right up to the day when he was taken up into heaven. Before he was taken up, working in the power of the Holy Spirit, Jesus instructed the apostles he had chosen. After his suffering, he showed them that he was aliveContinue reading “First and now…”
John’s father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied, “Bless the Lord God of Israel because he has come to help and has delivered his people. He has raised up a mighty savior for us in his servant David’s house, just as he said through the mouths of his holy prophets long ago.Continue reading “Will you?”
Who are you?
This is John’s testimony when the Jewish leaders in Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to ask him, “Who are you?” John confessed (he didn’t deny but confessed), “I’m not the Christ.” They asked him, “Then who are you? Are you Elijah?” John said, “I’m not.” “Are you the prophet?” John answered, “No.” They asked, “WhoContinue reading “Who are you?”
As thier actions deserve
I, John, am the one who heard and saw these things. When I heard and saw them, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel who had shown them to me. But he said to me, “Don’t do that! I’m a servant just like you and your brothers and sisters, the prophets, andContinue reading “As thier actions deserve”
What is the answer?
On one of the days when Jesus was teaching the people in the temple and proclaiming the good news, the chief priests, legal experts, and elders approached him. They said, “Tell us: What kind of authority do you have for doing these things? Who gave you this authority?” He replied, “I have a question for you. TellContinue reading “What is the answer?”
Mary said, “With all my heart I glorify the Lord! In the depths of who I am I rejoice in God my savior.He has looked with favor on the low status of his servant. Look! From now on, everyone will consider me highly favored because the mighty one has done great things for me.Holy is his name. He showsContinue reading “Magnificat”