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THE  UNBELIEVING  TOWNS

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Published September Of 2006 by carlvasta.com

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The  Unbelieving  Towns

The people who lived in the towns
where Jesus performed most of his miracles
did not turn away from their sins.

The cities of Capernaum,  a town on the North West shore of the Sea of Galilee;   Chorazin,  which was north of Capernaum,  and  Bethsaida,  a town close to Capernaum came under the rebuke of Jesus,  who put them to shame saying,

"How terrible it will be for you Chorazin!  How terrible it will be for you too,  Bethsaida!  If the miracles which were performed in you had been performed in Tyre or Sidon,  the people there would have put on sackcloth and sprinkled ashes on themselves long ago,  to show that they had turned from their sins!  I assure you that on the Judgment Day God will show more mercy to the people of Tyre and Sidon than to you!"

"And as for you,  Capernaum,"  Jesus said,  "You see yourself being a well known city and a popular destination for many people,  but you will come down to nothing!  If the miracles which were performed in you had been performed in Sodom,  it would still exist today!  You can be sure that on the Judgment Day God will show more mercy to Sodom than to you!"

( New Testament,  Book Of Matthew,  Chapter 11,  Verses 20-24 )
also found in the Book Of Luke,  Chapter 10,  Verses 13-15


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Paraphrased Quotes From Jesus

2006
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January---------Lazarus And The Rich Man
February-------The Greatest Commandment ("about love")
March-----------The Lost Sheep / The Lost Son
April-------------Meaning Of Easter / 3 Examples From Jesus
May--------------The Worry Of Daily Life
June-------------The Ten Lepers
July--------------The Good Samaritan
August----------How To Give and How To Pray
September-----The Un-believing Towns
October---------Signs Revealing Christ's Return To Earth
November------The Last Supper
December------Why We Should Celebrate Christmas



2007
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January--------The Things That Make A Person Unclean
February-------Marriage, Adultery, and Divorce
March-----------Jesus Chooses The Apostles
April-------------The Coming Persecutions For The Believers
May--------------Jesus Feeds 5000 Men ( part 1 )
June-------------Jesus Walks On The Water  ( part 2 )
July--------------The Bread Of Life  ( part 3 )
August----------The Meaning Of The Cross
September-----Jonah And The Whale
October---------Jesus And The Devil ( Satan )
November------Jesus And The Sabbath ( The Day Of Rest )
December------The Christmas Story ( The Birth Of Jesus )




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