Ecumenical Franciscan Order: Lent 5. 2016 17th March – Jesus was challenging their faith

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17th March

(C)Br Luke Efo 2010 (C)Br Luke Efo 2010

Scripture John 8: 51-59

51  Most certainly, I tell you, if a person keeps my word, he will never see death.”52 Then the Judeans said to him, “Now we know that you have a demon. Abraham died, as did the prophets; and you say, ‘If a man keeps my word, he will never taste of death.’ 53 Are you greater than our father, Abraham, who died? The prophets died. Who do you make yourself out to be?”54 Yeshua answered, “If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing. It is my Father who glorifies me, of whom you say that he is our God. 55  You have not known him, but I know him. If I said, ‘I don’t know him,’ I would be like you, a liar. But I know him and keep his word. 56  Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day. He saw it, and was glad.”57 The Judeans therefore said to…

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