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Sunday Mass Study Notes for Sunday 12-11-2016

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Dec
2016
Posted By : Jim Hill 0 Comment

Did you know that even as firm believers in Jesus Christ that it’s natural to have doubts about our faith? There may be days when we feel like we can walk on water, but other days we feel like we are slipping down into a deep, dark, sea. Throughout history, even some of the most famous Christians have experienced moments of doubt regarding their faith. We will see in the Gospel lesson today that one of those people who experienced doubts was none other than John the Baptist. In the first reading from the Old Testament, we will also see that the people of Israel were struggling to believe in the promises of God. Isaiah was sent as a messenger to encourage God’s people to keep their covenant (or relationship) with God. The passage we looked at last week sets the stage for the unfolding good news that God has not abandoned His people.

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Mass Study Notes for Sunday 12-15-2013

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Dec
2013
Posted By : Jim Hill 0 Comment

 Did you know that even as firm believers in Jesus Christ that it’s natural to have doubts about our faith?  There may be days when we feel like we can walk on water, but other days we feel like we are slipping down into a deep, dark, sea.  Throughout history, even some of the most famous Christians have experienced moments of doubt regarding their faith.  We will see in the Gospel lesson today that one of those people who experienced doubts was none other than John the Baptist.  In the Old Testament passage, we will also see that the people of Israel were struggling to believe in the promises of God. Isaiah was sent as a messenger to encourage God’s people to keep covenant (or relationship) with God. The passage we looked at last week sets the stage for the unfolding good news that God has not abandoned His people.  

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