Served at His Table

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The Transfiguration of our Lord: Epistle, 1 Corinthians 11:23-32     1 Corinthians 11:23-32 We hear these words as Lutheran Christians every week. Because we hear them and realize by God’s grace that we are being invited to a meal. And so much more. There is no space here...

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Talking to a Friend

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The Transfiguration of our Lord: Old Testament, Exodus 34:29-35           Exodus 34:29-35 “Whatcha doing?” “Oh, just talking to a friend.” Most of us have had someone come to us as we perhaps were speaking on the phone and their inquiry is...

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Healings Galore

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Fifth Sunday after Epiphany: Gospel, Mark 1:29-39                         Mark 1:29-39 Dear Reader, As alluded to in last week’s gospel meditation, Jesus is seen once again being busy at putting bodies and souls back...

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Pleasant Service

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Fifth Sunday after Epiphany: Epistle, 1 Corinthians 9:16-27           1 Corinthians 9:16-27 The apostle Paul wants to be a servant. He relishes the idea. And he does because of the One who holds his “bonds.” Christians have a King who is what someone...

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Trust

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Fifth Sunday after Epiphany: Old Testament, Isaiah 40:21-31               Isaiah 40:21-31 Trust requires something or someone worth trusting. Have you not found that to be true in living your life? And perhaps you, like me, find little to trust in the...

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Moved by the Author

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Fourth Sunday after Epiphany: Gospel, Mark 1:21-28                    Mark 1:21-28 Mark’s gospel is loved by many because it is short, yes, and easier to read through in one sitting. But it is loved as well because it is an account filled...

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For The Other

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Fourth Sunday after Epiphany: Epistle, 1 Corinthians 8:1-13            1 Corinthians 8:1-13 This week we get to savor an entire chapter from Paul’s hand. And it deals with an issue that we in the 21st century west don’t deal with. The issue arises...

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Recognizing the Voice

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Fourth Sunday after Epiphany: Old Testament, Deuteronomy 18:15-20            Deuteronomy 18:15-20 God makes a promise to Moses, and by extension to all God’s people that will have a stunning outcome. If … IF God’s people are listening. And by...

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Is Means Is

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Third Sunday after Epiphany: Gospel, Mark 1:14-20            Mark 1:14-20  The discussions regarding the meaning of words and their usage is ongoing in every age. And for the Christian that holds true as it does for any other group or gathering of souls...

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The Narrowing Scope

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Third Sunday after Epiphany: Epistle, 1 Corinthians 7:29-31                  1 Corinthians 7:29-31 Just this very morning I was speaking to a brother in Christ about how my “circle of care,” as I term it, is shrinking. In our epistle...

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