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Jesus has authority, not just good ideas

June 27, 2016
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Although many have argued in recent centuries that there is no such thing as a miracle and that the Gospels' miracle stories were either invented or can be "scientifically" explained, something must have been going on. Why would the synoptic Gospels have contained the accusation that Jesus was in league with Beelzebul - an accusation that puts Jesus in a bad light - unless it had actually been made?

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In Sermon on Mount Jesus calls us to deeper conversion

June 13, 2016
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

When one thinks of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, the Beatitudes are typically what first come to mind. The Beatitudes are the introduction to the sermon, but they are quickly followed by the six Antitheses, 28 verses which put flesh on the bones of the Beatitudes. The word "antithesis" may be unfamiliar, but the sayings of which they are comprised are not. They follow the format, "You have heard that it was said . . .; but I say to you . . .".

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