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Church, Church. You are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Come. Sit at my feet.

Today’s Sermon July 21, 2019 Amos 8:1-12 Psalm 52 Colossians 1:15-28 Luke 10:38-42 As Jesus and his disciples went on their way, Jesus entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. She had a … Continue reading

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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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