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Day 50 | I Will Follow Thee

May 21, 2015 / 0 comments

Domenico Fetti, Parable of the Wicked Servant, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Matthew 18:11-35 Mark 9:38-50 Luke 9:49-62 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Why are little children so important to God? What in practical terms do you think it means that “their angels do always behold the face of my Father”?…

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Day 51 | Rivers of Living Water

May 21, 2015 / 0 comments

James Tissot, Reconstruction of Jerusalem and the Temple of Herod, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING John 7 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Do you make righteous judgments? What is the foundation of your personal belief in God and His Son Jesus Christ? How could members of Jesus’ own extended family not…

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Day 52 | Go and Sin No More

May 21, 2015 / 0 comments

James Tissot, The Adulterous Woman Alone with Jesus, Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription. DAILY READING John 8 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ When, if ever, is guilt a good thing? Christ, Messiah, and Light of the World are some of Jesus’ titles. How many others can you think of? Jesus had fulfilled…

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Day 53 | Who Is My Neighbor

May 21, 2015 / 0 comments

William Henry Margetson, The Good Samaritan, (Public domain) via The Athenaeum. DAILY READING Luke 10 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ What special powers do the Lord’s representatives have? Are the approaches to service of Mary and Martha mutually exclusive, or complementary to one another? Why do we often transform Jesus’ words, “that good…

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Day 54 | Teach Us to Pray

May 21, 2015 / 0 comments

James Tissot, Le Pater Noster (The Lord’s Prayer), Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription DAILY READING Luke 11 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Why did Jesus’ disciples ask Him to teach them to pray? Why don’t we in the Church regularly recite “the Lord’s Prayer” verbatim? After overcoming a temptation, are you ever…

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Day 55 | Consider the Lilies

May 21, 2015 / 0 comments

James Tissot, The Man who Hoards, Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription. DAILY READING Luke 12 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Are you rich toward God? Who knows when Jesus’ Second Coming will be? How can we confess Christ before men, without driving them away? SUPPLEMENTAL READING There is no indication in this…

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Day 56 | Becoming a Saint

May 21, 2015 / 0 comments

J. Kirk Richards, A Concourse of Angels, Used with artist’s permission. DAILY READING There is no scripture reading assigned today. Use this day to catch up as needed and ponder the supplemental reading. For Younger Disciples SUPPLEMENTAL READING I suspect that many Church members are much more familiar with the nature of the redeeming and…

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