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Why Did the Apostles Flee?

Christ said, “The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling, and careth not for the sheep” (Jn 10:13). If the Apostles were shepherds, not hirelings, why did they flee when persecuted? Moreover, why did Christ give them the instruction: “When … Continue reading

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Shepherds and Hirelings

Christ said, “Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep” (Jn 10:7), and “I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep” (v. 11). Since He is both the Door … Continue reading

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Of Shepherds and Wolves

Christ reveals the marks whereby the sheep can distinguish a true shepherd from a deceiver and robber. Identifying the marks of the deceiver and robber, Christ said, “Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door … Continue reading

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The Necessity of Kind Listening

Father Faber observes: “Many persons whose manners will stand the test of speaking, break down under the trial of listening. But all these things ought to be brought under the sweet influences of religion. Kind listening is often an act … Continue reading

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