Glad for God?

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Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany: Epistle, 1 Corinthians 1:18-31          1 Corinthians 1:18-31 You simply cannot, in my opinion, read and understand the first chapter of Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians without sighing deeply and declaring...

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Simple Goodness

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Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany: Old Testament, Micah 6:1-8             Micah 6:1-8 I remember when I became a Christian as a college student in Oregon, the Jesus movement was waning in California. But one of the strong byproducts of that movement was its...

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Eyes to See

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Third Sunday After the Epiphany: Gospel, Matthew 4:12-25            Matthew 4:12-25 In this wonderful season of the Epiphany, biblical discussions easily move to light. Our Old Testament reading was the source of a quote found in our Gospel for the week dealing...

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It Doesn’t Matter What They Think

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Third Sunday After the Epiphany: Epistle, 1 Corinthians 1:10-18               1 Corinthians 1:10-18  Paul had a full plate in Corinth. There were doctrinal issues. There were relational issues. There were issues of sin without repentance. I know...

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The Light is On

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Third Sunday after the Epiphany: Old Testament, Isaiah 9:1-4               Isaiah 9:1-4 God is all about rescue. From the earliest pages of the scriptures we see God in rescue mode. Not frantically. Not out of sorts. But flexing his “saving...

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Getting the Point

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Second Sunday after the Epiphany: Gospel, John 1:29-42a                John 1:29-42a Just a short commentary today. Enter into the text as if you are seeking something … someone. You need help and you want that help to come from someone who is...

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Nothing Missing

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Second Sunday after Epiphany: Epistle, 1 Corinthians 1:1-9                    1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Paul, as his practice much of the time, begins this epistle with a word of thanksgiving. Let’s read: “I give thanks to my God always...

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Servant For All

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Second Sunday after Epiphany: Old Testament, Isaiah 49:1-7                          Isaiah 49:1-7 There’s something quite uncomfortable about seeing our Savior as our Servant. He washes feet. He coddles little ones on His...

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A Snake of Sorts

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Epiphany (Observed): Gospel, Matthew 2:1-12                          Matthew 2:1-12 Snakes are not foreign to the Bible. And snakes or serpents strike. The first encounter we have with a snake is in the garden of Eden (Genesis...

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It Ain’t Agatha Christie

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Epiphany (Observed): Epistle, Ephesians 3:1-12                  Ephesians 3:1-12 I love Ephesians. I love a good mystery. In chapter three Paul cracks the egg on a shell which has encased a treasured egg. “The mystery of Christ.” Paul...

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