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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Acts of Apostles 13:22-26

Act 13:22  And when he had removed him, he raised them up David to be king: to whom giving testimony, he said: I have found David, the son of Jesse, a man according to my own heart, who shall do … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Peter 1:8-12

This post includes Father’s summary of chapter 1. Also, he provides a paraphrase of he text he is commenting on, these are in purple text. Text in red, if any are my additions. In the first two verses of this … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1

Text in purple indicates Fr. MacEvilly’s paraphrasing of the scripture he is commenting on. 2 Cor 4:13 But having the same spirit of faith, as it is written: I believed, for which cause I have spoken; we also believe. For which … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 8:14-23

This post contains Fr. MacEvilly’s analysis of Romans 8 followed by his commentary on the reading (Rom 8:14-23). I’ve also included the Bishop’s paraphrase of the verses in purple text. SUMMARY ANALYSIS OF ROMANS 8 In this chapter, after inferring … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on John 17:11-19

ANALYSIS OF JOHN CHAPTER SEVENTEEN In this chapter, we have the solemn prayer addressed to His heavenly Father, by our Lord when about to enter on His Sacred Passion. 1st. For Himself, to receive due glory in compensation for His … Continue reading

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Father MacEvily’s Commentary on 1 John 4:11-16

This post includes the Fr. MacEvilly’s paraphrase (in purple) of the text he is commenting on. 1Jn 4:11  My dearest, if God hath so loved us, we also ought to love one another. If, then, my dearest children, God loved us even … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Acts 1:15-17, 20-26

ANALYSIS OF ACTS CHAPTER ONE This first Chapter of the Acts, &c., which may be regarded as the complement of the Gospel of St. Luke—since it resumes the History of our Lord’s Ascension, with which his Gospel closes,—opens with a … Continue reading

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Father MacEvily’s Commentary on 1 John 4:7-10

To help provide context this post begins with Fr. MacEvilly’s brief analysis of the entire chapter. I’ve included his paraphrasing of the text he is commenting on. The paraphrase is in purple text. ANALYSIS OF 1 JOHN CHAPTER 4 In this chapter, … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48

ANALYSIS OF ACTS CHAPTER 10 In this Chapter, is recorded the conversion of Cornelius the centurion, who instructed by an Angel, sent for Peter to Joppe (1–8). Peter’s ecstatic vision (9–17). Explained by the arrival of the messenger sent by … Continue reading

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Father MacEvily’s Commentary on Acts 9:26-31

This post includes Fr. MacEvilly’s brief summary of the entire chapter. Summary of Acts chapter 9~The Chapter commences with the wonderful and miraculous conversion of Saul on his way to persecute the Christians of Damascus, which was perfected by the … Continue reading

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