Sometimes the Truth Feels Good

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Easter 3: Second Reading, 1 John 3:1-7                                      1 John 3:1-7 In our second reading for the week it doesn’t even take the entire first verse to make the heart leap...

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Pointing To and To the Point

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Easter 3: First Reading, Acts 3:1-21                                  Acts 3:1-21 Between the resurrection of Jesus and the fledgling Christian community there was a transfer of the authority and power of the...

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Just How Much Did He Do?

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Easter 2: Gospel, John 20:19-31                                              John 20:19-31 At the very end of John 20 there is a short paragraph, that's because of the import of...

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Saying What God Says

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Easter 2: Second Reading, 1 John 1:1-2:2                          1 John 1:1-2:2 God wants us to have certainty. I think it’s one of the reasons that the second person of the Holy Trinity came into our flesh. The apostle...

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Love In Common

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Easter 2: First Reading, Acts 4:32-35                              Acts 4:32-35 Jesus was a Marxist! Not to get too political, and that just on the heels of Resurrection. But this is an important text to see in its...

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Easter Feast

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Sunday of the Resurrection: Gospel, Mark 16:1-8             Mark 16:1-8  For the Blessed Feast of Easter find your way into the dining hall and savor the meal set before you. He is Risen! He is Risen, indeed!  Alleluia!   Matthew...

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First Things First

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Sunday of the Resurrection: Epistle, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11      1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Paul the apostle did a lot of writing. Through it he did a lot of caring. And sometimes that caring came in the form of correction. In fact, quite a lot of his writing was for that purpose...

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He's Worth the Wait

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Sunday of the Resurrection: Old Testament, Isaiah 25:6-9       Isaiah 25:6-9 The title above seems almost trivial. It’s not that some of the things for which we wait are not significant. They may be. And it’s not that some of us haven’t waited for large...

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Would I Take the Whip?

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Sunday of the Passion: Gospel, John 12:20-43               John 12:20-43 It was great to be seated across the table from a very dear sister in Christ. In the past few years she has seen her beloved husband claimed by the effects of a severe stroke, she...

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There Will Be a Day

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Sunday of the Passion: Epistle, Philippians 2:5-11          Philippians 2:5-11 All of the Bible is important to read, to ponder and to make concerted efforts to understand as best as we’re able. The epistle lesson attached to the Sunday of the Passion, of course...

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