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When the Hour came….Palm Sunday….Lent 2019

Is this Palm Sunday or Parade Sunday? We started outside the church with palm leaves in our hands. We listened to Luke’s rendition of Jesus telling two of his disciples to go get the colt that no one has ever … Continue reading

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Advent, December 4, 2018

“Turning to the disciples in private he said, ‘Blessed are the eyes that see what you see. For I say to you, many prophets and kings desired to see what you see, but did not see it, and to hear … Continue reading

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Matthew 7:12-20 golden rule, narrow gate, fruits

These words of Jesus creates in me an examination of conscience. Do I treat other people as I want them to treat me?  Am I moving toward the narrow gate, since it leads to life? Where have I stifled the … Continue reading

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Sacrifice

“I desire mercy, not sacrifice.” Matthew 9:13 When I’m successful at my exercise program, or eating within the boundaries of my allotted calorie intake, I pat myself on the back for the sacrifice of doing something I don’t like, but … Continue reading

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Revelation 21:5-9 Context

“Through these, he has bestowed on us the precious and very great promises, so that through them you may come to share in the divine nature, after escaping from the corruption that is in the world because of evil desire.” … Continue reading

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Nunc dimittis

“Now, Master, you may let your servant go in peace, according to your word, for my eyes have seen your salvation, which you prepared in sight of all the peoples, a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and glory for … Continue reading

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Silent Night….not calm, not bright

The father of orphans and the defender of widows is God in his holy dwelling. Psalm 68: 6 Last night at the Methodist Church Indoor Christmas Caroling, I visited with a mom who lost her daughter this last year. She … Continue reading

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