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Myrrh

Matthew 2:11 “On coming to the house, [the Magi] saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshipped him.  Then they opened their gifts of gold and of incense and of myrrh.” John 19:38a, 39-40a “Later, … Continue reading

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Palm Branches

John 12:12-13 “The next day the great crowd that had come for the Feast heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem.  They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, ‘Hosanna!’  ‘Blessed is he who comes in … Continue reading

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Curtain

Matthew 27:50-51a “And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit.  At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom.” Hebrews 10:19-22a “Therefore, brothers and sisters, … Continue reading

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Thirst

John 4:13-14 “Jesus answered, ‘Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, but those who drink the water I give them will never thirst.  Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling … Continue reading

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Marks

Genesis 4:10-11, 13, 14b, 15b “The Lord said, ‘What have you done?  Listen!  Your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground.  Now you are under a curse and driven from the ground, which opened its mouth to receive … Continue reading

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In the Morning

2 Samuel 11:2-4a, 14-15 “One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace.  From the roof he saw a woman bathing.  The woman was very beautiful, and David sent someone to find … Continue reading

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Staff

Exodus 3:15a, 16-17a, 4:17, 20 “God also said to Moses, ‘…Go, assemble the elders of Israel and say to them, ‘…I have watched over you and have seen what has been done to you in Egypt.  And I have promised to bring you up … Continue reading

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Outside the Gate

2 Kings 7:3-4a, 5b-6a, 7b-8a, 9 “Now there were four men with leprosy at the entrance of the city gate.  They said…‘Why stay here until we die?  If we…go into the city—the famine is there…So let’s go over to the … Continue reading

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Temple Treasury

1 Samuel 1:24-28a “After he was weaned, [Hannah] took the boy with her, young as he was…and brought him to the house of the Lord…they brought the boy to Eli, and she said to him, ‘As surely as you live, … Continue reading

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Mountains

Mark 11:22-23 “‘Have faith in God,’ Jesus answered.  ‘I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, … Continue reading

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