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Noel Ethan Tan

Mystical John 21

John 21 is one of my favorite chapters because it has so much mysticism behind its powerful symbolic references: Simon Peter said to them, “I

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Erin Cain

God in Our Midst

When she had said this, she turned around and saw Jesus there, but did not know it was Jesus. Jesus said to her, “Woman, why

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Nick Chui

Prodigally Cheap Grace?

The Prodigal son story is not about “cheap grace” or simply “saying sorry”. It is about the cost and damage done to self and others

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Noel Ethan Tan

Paradoxes

A friend once shared his experience on the birth of his first child. What stood out most for him was a mysterious combination of pain

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Erin Cain

Hidden Fruits

He went back across the Jordan to the place where John first baptized, and there he remained. Many came to him and said, “John performed

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Noel Ethan Tan

Jesus’ Last Words

There is something inescapably sacred about a person’s last words. When a dying person speaks, their last words reveal the true intentions of their hearts:

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The Man with the Water Jar

Guest post by Estella Young, Lay Dominican, Singapore. Ever wondered why Jesus told his disciples to look for a man carrying a water jar when

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Guest Writer

Pilate and Herod

Guest post by Gerard M. Nadal. Don’t know why this line from Palm Sunday’s Gospel never registered before, but there’s a ton in there to

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Erin Cain

Rooted in Love

The scribe said to him, “Well said, teacher. You are right in saying, He is One and there is no other than he. And to love

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Kat Larson

Drink Up

“Jesus answered her, “If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him

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Br. John Joseph

‘Nor do I Condemn You’

A Gospel reflection: Jesus and the Woman Caught in Adultery (John 8:1-11) Aware that “the Judeans sought to kill him” (7:1) Jesus nevertheless makes his

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Modesty: In Dress & In Life

Guest post by K. C. Thomas, Mumbai, India. What is modesty? When and how did it originate? The dictionary says that modesty is caring not

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Kat Larson

“Follow Me”

Answering the call of the Lord to give up everything and to follow Him is not an easy thing to do. The key is to

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Erin Cain

Delighting in the Law

Blessed are you, O LORD; teach me your statutes. In your statutes I will delight; I will not forget your words. Open my eyes, that

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Nicholas Lye

Blasphemy against the Spirit

‘Let anyone blaspheme against the Holy Spirit and he will never have forgiveness: he is guilty of an eternal sin.’ This was because they were

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Erin Cain

Tradition

Jesus rebukes the Pharisees for rigidly observing the letter of the law while completely disregarding the spirit of the law. In their hypocrisy, they carefully

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Nicholas Lye

The Spirit & the Law

“Since the Law has no more than a reflection of these realities, and no finished picture of them, it is quite incapable of bringing the

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Noel Ethan Tan

Into the Deep

Isaiah 6:1-8, Psalm 138, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Luke 5:1-11 Being a fisherman, Peter knew when to call it a day when there was no catch.

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Erin Cain

Toward the Light

He said, “To what shall we compare the Kingdom of God, or what parable can we use for it? It is like a mustard seed

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Noel Ethan Tan

Fever

We feel Jesus’s sense of urgency as the Gospel tells us how He ‘went immediately to the house of Simon and Andrew’ upon hearing that

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