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The Feeding of the 5000 mis-reported?: The significance of numbers in God’s Word

During this week’s bible study in which we prepare for the upcoming week’s worship by praying and discussing Sunday’s lections, (this Sunday, The Feast of the Transfiguration though our parish will hear Proper 13 instead)a parishioner was taken aback at … Continue reading

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Not in our imagination, not in a formula either: Both And – the third way – is the way to know God’s Word

Genesis 41:17Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, ‘In my dream I was standing on the banks of the Nile;18and seven cows, fat and sleek, came up out of the Nile and fed in the reed grass. 19Then seven other cows came up … Continue reading

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Gray area is discipleship territory

Luke 10:38-42 38 Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. 39She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to what … Continue reading

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The bible is not a rule book, but a game plan…

From the Gospel of Luke in this morning’s readings, another reminder of how Jesus teaches us the big idea – the kingdom come – the forest through the trees – the game plan: Luke 6: 1-8: One sabbath* while Jesus* was … Continue reading

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Who am I?

Lectionary Readings:  AM Psalm 97, 98; Proverbs 8:22-30; John 13:20-35 PM: Psalm 145; Isaiah 44:1-8; 1 John 5:1-12 Victor Hugo’s epic novel, Les Miserables first published in 1862 quickly and deservedly became a must-read for any student of literature and … Continue reading

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God’s time

Lectionary Readings: AM Psalm 25; PM Psalm 9, 15 Isa. 5:8-12,18-23; 1 Thess. 5:1-11; Luke 21:20-28 The readings this morning had me thinking about God’s time – and all the paradoxes of His time;  Eternal but specific and now; personal (I) but … Continue reading

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The way of God is truth…

…and it covers like a mist, hovering over all times, each person, every situation, every possible variation on a theme, on the law,….the way of God in accordance with truth is a way as if ‘taken by a cloud,’ infinitely, … Continue reading

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For You

This video of a sermon from a series on living WITH GOD was shared with me today from a follower of this blog.  I am sharing it with and for you because it captures about everything I’ve ever considered or … Continue reading

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Does it glorify God and are you doing it NOW?

Twisted bunny trail this morning which doesn’t really end up at a final destination.  Just ends up where He has me, today.  Now. It began with the Epistle and the rub this passage surfaces that goes all the way back … Continue reading

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How Surely Gravity’s Law

Very often when I read Psalm 55 I am prompted to say to the psalmist, “Just stop already. Your prayers won’t be answered as long as you insist that God do it your way.  Let go and let God, for … Continue reading

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