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Your guide through the scripture readings of Daily Mass from Dr. Scott Hahn, Dr. John Bergsma, and our other theologians from the St. Paul Center. Insight on memorials and feasts of our God's saints and personal insight from sacred scripture.

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Aug 12, 2013

Readings:

Jeremiah 38:4–6, 8–10
Psalm 40:2–4, 18

Hebrews 12:1–4
Luke 12:49–53

 

Our God is a consuming fire, the Scriptures tell us (see Hebrews 12:29; Deuteronomy 4:24).

 And in this week’s Gospel, Jesus uses the image of fire to describe the demands of discipleship.

 The fire he has come to cast on the earth...



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