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Just Some of the Saint Elisha Miracles  Dividing the water of the Jordan River (2 Kings 2:14)  Purifying Water of the City (2 Kings 2:21)   The Widow's Oil (2 Kings 4:1-7)  The Poisoned Stew (2 Kings 4:38-41)  The Multiplication of the Loaves (2 Kings 4:42-44)  The Cure of Naaman (2 Kings 5)  The Resurrection of the Dead Man (2 Kings 13:20-21)

Elisha Watching Elijah Being Taken to Heaven 2 Kings Saint Elisha (e-LIE-sha) was the prophet who succeeded Elijah.

Elisha and the Prophets by the Jordan River

2 Kings 2 and 7 - Fifty men from the company of the prophets went and stood at a distance, facing the place where Elijah and Elisha had stopped at the Jordan.

Title: Ohio Dominican University (Columbus, Ohio) - Christ the King Chapel in Sansbury Hall, stained glass, Nails & Crown of Thorns Alt Text: Stained glass depiction of the crown of thorns and three nails. Cropped by Michael Gilbertson using Photoshop. License: CC-BY-SA-4.0

Title: Ohio Dominican University (Columbus, Ohio) - Christ the King Chapel in Sansbury Hall, stained glass, Nails & Crown of Thorns Alt Text: Stained glass depiction of the crown of thorns and three nails. Cropped by Michael Gilbertson using Photoshop. License: CC-BY-SA-4.0

Today’s appeal to the God of Exodus carries the weight of wonder, the awe and fear that surrounded any encounter with this Lord of plagues and sacrifices and walls of water. It is this Christ whom we worship, sweet and silent in his mother’s arms. The God made man to save us is the God before whom Moses cowered in fear. The freedom he wins for us is bought at a terrible price.

Hand painted reproduction of Moses and the Burning Bush painting. This masterpiece was painted originally by Bourdon Sebastien. Commission your beautiful hand painted reproduction of Moses and the Burning Bush.

An 1800s Russian engraving depicting the Whore of Babylon riding the seven-headed Beast

Some anti-Catholics claim the Catholic Church is the Whore of Babylon of Revelation 17 and Dave Hunt, in his 1994 book, A Woman Rides the Beast, presents nine arguments to try to prove this.

Revelation 10 by Phillip Medhurst

Apocalypse An angel appears with a book. Revelation cap 10 v Mortier's Bible.

Saint Timothy (Stained glass window) / Vitrail de saint Timothée I ca. 1150 // From: Abbatiale de Neuwiller-les-Saverne / Saint Sebastian's Chapel // Musée de Cluny

Saint Timothy (Stained glass window) / Vitrail de saint Timothée I ca. 1150 // From: Abbatiale de Neuwiller-les-Saverne / Saint Sebastian's Chapel // Musée de Cluny

Not far from the ancient remains of Jericho stands a large and solitary sycamore tree. Undoubtedly old, this sycamore tree is one of several in the area that have been the magnet for centuries of pilgrims seeking to experience the stories of Jesus. These religious tourists are seeking to experience something like what Zacchaeus did so many years ago when Jesus visited Jericho.

What We May Have Missed in Jesus's Loving Response to a Despised Man in the Bible

“Jesus heals the man with a withered hand” by Ilyas Basim Khuri Bazzi Rahib Luke 6:1-11

“Jesus heals the man with a withered hand” by Ilyas Basim Khuri Bazzi Rahib Luke

Wednesday: Reflection on the Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Luke Whoever welcomes this child in my name welcomes me .

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