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What Is the Kingdom of Heaven?

To watch other Voice of the Martyrs videos, visit the Voice of the Martyrs Video Page! Matthew 5:1-12 Often, we read the Beatitudes as a list of commandments. We think that Jesus is telling us, “Be meek!” and “Be merciful!” When we … Continue reading

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Why was it Necessary for Jesus to be Baptized?

Matthew 3:13-17 Jesus tells John that his baptism is necessary to fulfill all righteousness. But what does Jesus mean by all righteousness? In the Bible, righteousness is all about setting things right—that is, fixing something that is broken. But what … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light

“Political language,” George Orwell once said, “is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” Many echo Orwell’s skepticism toward politics and its practitioners. When politicians slam their lecterns … Continue reading

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