Is 22:19-23/Rom 11:33-36/Mt 16:13-20

“I will place on his shoulder the key of the house of David; he shall open, and no one shall shut; he shall shut, and no one shall open.”

Isaiah 22:22, NRSVCE

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1 Thes 1:1-5, 8b-10/Mt 23:13-22

“We always give thanks to God for all of you and mention you in our prayers, constantly remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.”

1 Thessalonians 1:2-3, NRSVCE

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1 Thes 2:1-8 (426)/Mk 6:17-29

“for Herod feared John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he protected him. When he heard him, he was greatly perplexed; and yet he liked to listen to him.”

Mark 6:20, NRSVCE


1 Thes 2:9-13/Mt 23:27-32

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs, which on the outside look beautiful, but inside they are full of the bones of the dead and of all kinds of filth.”

Matthew 23:27, NRSVCE

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1 Thes 3:7-13/Mt 24:42-51

“For this reason, brothers and sisters, during all our distress and persecution we have been encouraged about you through your faith.”

1 Thessalonians 3:7, NRSVCE

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1 Thes 4:1-8/Mt 25:1-13

“Therefore, stay awake, for you know neither the day nor the hour.”

Matthew 25:13, NABRE

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1 Thes 4:9-11/Mt 25:14-30

“On the subject of mutual charity you have no need for anyone to write you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another.”

1 Thessalonians 4:9, NABRE

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