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Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

CTQ Homilietical Studies 42-2

by Rev. Dr. David P. Scaer Robert Schaibley Rev. Dr. Henry J. Eggold Jr. Roger Humann Norbert H. Mueller Rev. Dr. Charles J. Evanson

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