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Jews Vs. Samaritans: Origin of Conflict

The Good Samaritan by Jacob Jordaens Wikimedia public domain
We all know the phrase ‘good samaritan’. In our day and age, it means someone who selflessly helps another with no expectation of reward. But Jesus’ parable of the Good Samaritan was more than just a tale of a charitable act toward a stranger. Choosing a Samaritan […]

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Jesus in The Calling of St. Matthew by Caravaggio

What Did Jesus Really Look Like?

Jesus in The Calling of St. Matthew by Caravaggio
“He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to Him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire Him.” Isaiah 53:2b
Jesus has been depicted in every possible manner over the last 2,000 years—in gold and silver, oils and watercolor, marble and mosaics. From icons to street […]

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