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18 June Request for a Heavenly Sign; The Leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees

(Mt. 16: 1-4; 5-12, Mk. 8: 11-13; 14-21, Lk. 12:54-56)

The Pharisees and Sadducees asked the Lord Jesus Christ to show a heavenly sign. The reason was their desire to make sure through a miracle that Jesus was really the Messiah. Naturally, Jesus did not perform a miracle for them and said that the only sign for them is the sign of the prophet Jonah.
In the second part of this episode, we talk about Christ's warning, in which He instructed His disciples to stay away from the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees or, according to Mark, of Herod. At first, the disciples did not understand this warning correctly, but then it became clear that it was not about a leaven in the literal sense of this word, but about the doctrine.

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04 June The Healing of the Deaf Man; the Second Multiplication of Bread (Mk. 7: 31-37, 8: 1-10, Mt. 15: 32-39)

This episode presents the story of the healing of the deaf man that is only found in the Gospel of Mark. The Lord Jesus Christ performed this healing by departing from the crowd.
The second topic of this episode is the second multiplication of bread. This story is not included in the Gospel of Luke. With what aim do Matthew and Mark present it, and isn't it just another variant of the same story of the first multiplication of bread or is it indeed a separate case? You'll  learn about all of this in today's issue of the program.

 

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28 May The Faith of the Canaanite Woman (Matt. 15:21-31)

Evangelists Matthew and Mark present the story of the amazing faith of a Canaanite woman. This pagan woman who met Jesus at the borders of Tyre and Sidon had an indescribable faith. She did not lose heart even when after her long requests Jesus did not pay attention to her, when even the intercession of His disciples did not bring any result and when the Lord Himself rejected her, comparing her with a dog. Yet after all of this, through her powerful faith, she finally received the Lord's mercy and found her daughter got rid of demons and healed.

 

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21 May Dispute Over the Tradition of the Elders (Matt. 15:1-20)

This episode presents the conversation between the Lord Jesus Christ and the Pharisees about keeping the tradition of the elders. This was because of the disciples of Jesus who often ate with unwashed hands, while the Jewish law forbids it: this is about the ritual washing of hands. Jesus tells the Pharisees that for the sake of preserving the tradition created by humans, they disregard the law of God.

 

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14 May Jesus Walks on the Sea (Mt. 14:22-33)

The evangelists Matthew and Mark present the story where the Lord Jesus Christ is walking on the sea after giving up His prayer in order to go to help His disciples. Only Evangelist Matthew also talks about Apostle Peter walking on the water. What spiritual lessons can we learn from this wonderful story; what similarities do we have with Apostle Peter, and what lesson does the Lord Jesus Christ give us in this Gospel story? You'll find the answers to this and other questions in today's episode of our program.

 

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30 April The First Multiplication of Bread: The Apostles Return from Preaching (Mk 6:35-44)

Synoptic Evangelists present the first multiplication of bread, during which the Lord fed more than 5000 people. How did this miracle happen? Was that a simple multiplication of bread, or is it possible that by putting the five loaves and two fish in front of people, the Lord compelled the people to put the food they had brought with themselves before everyone, as a result of which it turned out that they had so much food that even 12 basketfuls of food remained after it.

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09 April The First Multiplication of Bread: The Apostles Return from Preaching (Mk 6:30-34)

The twelve apostles returned to the Teacher after preaching and told Him in detail everything that had happened to them. After that, Jesus decided to go to a deserted place to give the apostles the opportunity to have rest and be alone. However, before getting off the boat, they saw that on the other side of the sea a crowd of people was waiting for them, which was like a herd of scattered sheep. Jesus took pity on them and began to preach and teach.

 

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26 March Beheading of John the Baptist (Mk 6:14-29)

John the Baptist was thrown into prison because he never deviated from the truth and valued justice above all. Herod, who had illegally married his brother's wife, fell victim to his own pride. During the celebration of his birthday, he promised Herodias' daughter to give her whatever she wanted, because she pleased the king with her dance. And the girl, receiving instruction from her mother, demanded to give, on a platter, John's head, which she received, because Herod promised her in front of everyone.

 

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19 March The Mission of the Twelve (Mark. 6.7-13)

Synoptic Evangelists present the story of how Jesus sends the twelve apostles in pairs to preach. Jesus gives them authority to preach, cast out demons, and heal the sick. He commands them to stay at the house of the worthiest man in any place they enter, and to greet that house. If the house accepts the greeting, then the apostles should stay in it, and if not, let them shake away the dust from their feet and leave that place. The Evangelist Matthew adds that the fate and judgment of such a village or town will be worse than that of Sodom and Gomorrah.

 

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12 March Jesus in Nazareth (Part I) (Luke 4.16-30)

The version presented by Evangelist Luke about how the Lord Jesus Christ preached in the synagogue of Nazareth on Saturday is more luxurious and interesting. Luke cites the words of the prophet Isaiah, which Jesus read in the synagogue (Is. 61).
Luke presents the two examples Jesus gave when answering why He did not do great things and miracles in His home town. The first example was about the prophet Elijah, the second was about Elisha. In both cases, the Jewish prophets did miracles by the power of the Lord not in the Jewish community or not for the Jews, but for the Assyrians and pagans. The reason was the following: because they listened to the word of the prophet, while the people of Jesus' home town did not listen to and did not accept what the Son of God preached.

 

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05 March Jesus in Nazareth (Part I) (Mt. 13.53-58, Mk. 6.1-6)

The synoptic evangelists present the Lord Jesus Christ returning to Nazareth after He had performed miracles and preached in Capernaum. Evangelists Matthew and Mark only present how Jesus preached in the synagogue on Saturday. Those gathered in the synagogue mentioned the names of Jesus' "brothers and sisters" whom they knew well, and they were surprised by the wisdom their brother, the son of Mary, had attained.
In this verse, the Lord also utters the well-known words of prophecy: "A prophet has no honor in his province."

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26 February Healing Two Blind Men and a Demoniac

Only Matthew among the synoptic evangelists tells the story of healing of two men and of a dumb demoniac. How did the two blind men call Jesus, why did the Lord answer late, and, after testing their faith and healing them, why did He urge them  to be careful and not to tell anyone about what had happened? What was the reason that people became amazed at the healing of the dumb demoniac?
After answering these and other questions, this episode of the program touches upon the Lord's preaching in all villages and towns and ends with the Lord's instruction to His disciples to pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.

 

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05 February Resurrection of the Daughter of Jairus

The synoptic Gospels present an episode in which the daughter of Jairus was raised and which was interrupted with the story of the bleeding woman. In order to save his near-death daughter, Jairus asked Jesus to come to his house, while Jesus stopped on his way and revealed the bleeding woman who had touched His garment secretly. When Jesus sent her off in peace, Jairus's servant came and said that his daughter had just died, so there was no need to disturb the Teacher any more. What indescribable pain and disappointment would Jairus feel! But at that moment Jesus said, "Take heart, do not fear, just believe" and entered Jairus's house.

 

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29 January The Demon-Possessed Man from Gerasenes

This episode presents the story on the demon-possessed man from Gerasenes, found in Mark 5, Mt. 8 and Luke 8. The man lived in the tombs, always beat himself, and no one could bind him. He went forward to Jesus and, seeing His power, asked Him to leave him at rest and not to torture. The Lord rebuked the demoniac, cast many demons out of him and, at their request, sent them into the pigs, which drowned in the lake. The people of Gerasenes asked Jesus to depart from their borders, because they were interested in and deemed important not the healing of the demoniac but their own pigs and material comfort.

 

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22 January Part 70

This episode recounts how Jesus pacified the storm. The apostles were frightened and they turned to their Teacher, who was sleeping in the boat, for help, and the Lord woke up, ordered the winds, and the sea calmed down. The Lord rebuked His disciples for having little faith.
What does this story symbolize, how to overcome temptations and fears, what power does praying for each other have? We find the answers to these and other questions in this Gospel episode.

 

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15 January Part 69

In Mt. 13.44-52 three parables are presented – about a man who found a treasure in a field and sold all his possessions to buy that field; about a merchant who also sold all his possessions to acquire one very expensive pearl; and about a fishing net, all fish in which must be later sorted by fishermen. After these parables, our Lord asks the disciples whether they understood everything, and concludes His words, noting that all those who have become disciples of the Kingdom of Heaven will separate the old and new from all that they have. By this He shows that people who have chosen the way of truth, that is have become Christians, will also use their former skills and abilities for the Kingdom of Heaven.

 

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08 January Part 68

Between the Parable of the Weeds and its explanation, Matthew the Evangelist presents the Parables of the Mustard Seed and of the Leaven. By the parable of the Mustard Seed, the Lord teaches about the growth and development of the Kingdom of Heaven. Even the little preaching and spiritual mission is able to become a foundation for a large and strong church, spiritual community. While by the Parable of the Leaven, the Lord teaches that those who enter into Christian life undergo inner changes: what is done by the little leaven that completely leavens the whole lump of dough, the same is accomplished by faith.

 

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25 December Part 67

This episode is about the Parable of the Weeds and about its explanation by Jesus Himself. The Lord gives by this parable, preserved only in the Gospel of Matthew, the answers to two questions asked frequently nowadays: "Why does God tolerate sinful and evil people, and how to explain their existence in the Church?" According to the explanation of this parable, this has two reasons: the first is the existence of good people beside the evil ones who can be harmed if God executes just judgment already in this world. The second is the fact that, unlike the life of herbs, in the spiritual life, weeds can change and become healthy and good grains of wheat.

 

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18 December Part 66

Evangelists Matthew and Mark present the episode where the Lord Jesus Christ answers the question of the disciples on why He speaks in parables with people. He cites a passage from the Prophecy of Isaiah, Chapter 6, where the Lord says that seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest they should be converted and be saved. Why does Jesus repeat these words and what does He mean by this?
At the end of this passage in the Gospel of Matthew, the Lord blesses those who see, hear and accept the Truth, that is, the Lord Jesus Christ, Whom many prophets and righteous people longed to see but did not see.

 

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11 December Part 65

After the Parable of the Sower, the Gospel of Matthew presents a conversation between the Apostles and Jesus who explains why He speaks in parables with people. Immediately after this, He Himself explains the Parable of the Sower. The different types of soil that received the seed are the humans that listen to the words of the Kingdom and either they don't understand it, or become quickly inspired but not having a good soil they wither soon; or they don't realize the word of the Kingdom because of worldly concerns and illusion of wealth; or they receive the word readily and live according to it.

 

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04 December Part 64

The broadcast presents the Lord Jesus Christ's preaching in parables. Christ started to speak in parables when it became difficult for him to enter the synagogue after healing the man with a withered hand. The first parable that was presented was that of the Sower. This parable compares the people who listen to God's word in different situations with four types of soil: 1) soil along the path where the seed is eaten up by birds; 2) in a rocky place where the soil is little, and because of not having roots,  plants wither; 3) a thorny place where the seed grows and is choked by thorns; and 4) good soil where the seed produces crop in different measures.

 

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13 November Part 63

This part explains the Luke 13:1-9 passage, which speaks of repentance. The Lord Jesus Christ was told about the Galileans killed in the Temple during a ceremony of sacrifice, and Jesus in response spoke about the 18 victims of the fall of the Tower of Siloam. It is not clear under what circumstances these things had happened, but in both cases one thing is clear: the slain Galileans and the Jerusalemites that had died were sinners in the eyes of society and they had received their inevitable punishment. But the Lord Jesus Christ did not agree with this point of view.
At the end of the broadcast, we present the Parable of the Barren Fig Tree, which is preserved only in the Gospel of Luke.

 

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06 November Part 62

This episode discusses the most wide-spread sin peculiar to the Pharisees, hypocrisy. The Lord Jesus Christ warns His disciples to be on their guard against the yeast of hypocrisy, which infects humans unnoticeably and rapidly. The Lord instructs to not be afraid of the Pharisees and generally of anyone who can kill only the human body; rather, He urges to be afraid of the One who has authority over human soul also.

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30 October Part 61

The verses 45-54 of Luke, Chapter 11 present the woes Jesus addressed to the experts of the Jewish law. The Lord condemns these men for putting heavy burdens on people's shoulders but not touching those burdens themselves, for building tombs for the prophets yet not accepting those same prophets, for keeping the key of knowledge from people and not allowing them to enter the kingdom. 

 

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