Moses Knew His Stuff

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Second Sunday after the Epiphany: Gospel, John 1:43-51 John 1:43-51 Most of us spend the days, months and years of our Christian discipleship just wishing it were easier to speak to others about Jesus. In this week’s gospel, we find someone who doesn’t have that challenge. And this...

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Our Body, His Body

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Second Sunday after Epiphany: Epistle, 1 Cor. 6:12-20 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 The church is a mystery. It is something at which God hints in the Old Testament and even though a form of it exists there, its full flowering comes under the glories of the New Covenant in Jesus. And the way the...

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He Won't Let the Light Go Out

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Second Sunday after Epiphany: OT, 1 Samuel 3:1-10               1 Samuel 3:1-10 One of my favorite characters in the Old Testament is Samuel. Why? I think it is rooted in the very text we will consider today, sometimes labeled as “The Calling of...

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The Well-pleasing One

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The Baptism of Our Lord: Gospel, Mark 1 :4-11                       Mark 1:4-11 There is in Mark’s gospel a wonderful simplicity. Clear. Concise. Short and to the point. It has long been understood and accepted that the gospel...

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Limitless Part Two

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The Baptism of Our Lord: Epistle, Romans 6:1-11                  Romans 6:1-11 The unconquerable truths of the epistle reading this week have been, I believe, my go to passage from Paul more than any other in my walk with Jesus. I’ve read...

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Limitless Part One

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The Baptism of Our Lord: Old Testament, Gen. 1 :1-5       Genesis 1:1-5 Coming out of the Church Calendar events surrounding the birth and infancy of our Lord, the first event commemorated each year is His baptism by John. That stands to reason, not because none of the...

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Christmas Blessings

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Christmas Eve: Gospel, Matthew 1:18-25                                  Matthew 1:18-25 Dear ones all, Through these past many months, I have been truly privileged to write these thrice-weekly meditations on...

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The Gift for Unbelief

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Christmas Eve: Old Testament, Isaiah 7:10-14                           Isaiah 7:10-14 I have to think of something other than the Bible as I begin the privileged place of writing a meditation on this cherished text. I have...

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Jesus Receives, Too

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Advent 4: Gospel, Luke 1:26-38                                  Luke 1:26-38 I am learning the lesson to read the Scripture slowly. Savor is a word that I am trying to keep in mind as I read. We love to claim...

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What a Plan!

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Advent 4: Epistle, Romans 16:25-27                                       Romans 16:25-27 It’s daunting when the lectionary points us to just a few verses. Why? Full, abounding, even...

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