Having Our Back

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Second Sunday in Easter, Epistle, 1 John 1:1-2:2                       1 John 1:1-2:2 John’s first epistle is a portion of Holy Scripture that has probably given me as much reading pleasure as any in the Bible. I had a seminary...

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Resurrection’s Gifts

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Second Sunday of Easter: First Lesson, Acts 4:32-35                Acts 4:32-35 Life, especially the new life granted to God’s people by Christ’s resurrection, was never meant to be lived in isolation. How often I have heard, “You...

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Master-full

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Easter Sunday: Epistle, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11                           1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Today’s title tells a two-pronged tale. And tale in the best sense of the word. First, “Masterful” with the...

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Plague Removed

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Easter Sunday: Old Testament, Isaiah 25:6-9                                    Isaiah 25:6-9 Death is an enemy. For all mankind. But for the Christian, who knows from whence death comes that understanding...

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Jesus is….

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Palm Sunday: Gospel, John 12:12-19                               John 12:12-19 How can anyone think of titling anything with Jesus is dot, dot, dot, dot? All the pages ever written couldn’t capture it all...

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Down From Above

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Palm Sunday: Epistle, Philippians 2:5-11                                 Philippians 2:5-11 Our Old Testament lesson this week pointing to the prophecy of Messiah’s entry into Jerusalem highlighted the...

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Humility

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Palm Sunday: Old Testament: Zechariah 9:9-12                                   Zechariah 9:9-12 Tough word, humility. Not to spell or say. But to live. To live genuinely. Anyone can feign humility and we...

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Calling for a Cross

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Fifth Sunday in Lent: Gospel, Mark 10:35-45                            Mark 10:35-45  They don’t know what they’re asking for. Jesus says as much to the two disciples asking for places of priority and honor...

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The Perfect High Priest

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Fifth Sunday in Lent: Epistle, Hebrews 5:1-10                         Hebrews 5:1-10 In our epistle lesson this week one issue is highlighted for the Bible’s careful readers. It is the glorious fact that God desires to live...

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