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The grief of a mother in Nain evokes an emotional and physical response from Jesus. The widow loses her only son. She also loses her security and will live in poverty. Jesus shows the onlookers the heart of God.
Consider the scene. Two groups meet at the city gate: Jesus...
God of compassion, may we meet people at the gates of their grief and embody your care. May they experience life restored as our hearts go out to them and as we offer aid through word and action. Amen.
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