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The Passover of God

The Last Supper is set against the scene of the Passover–a celebration of freedom.  With His gift of himself–“This is my body.  This is my blood.”–the Lord has freed us from sin and death.   Luke tells us in the Gospel lesson that the events of this night are played out against
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The Stones Will Shout

There are detractors in every age, but as the Lord said, “If these were silent, even the stones will shout.”  The message of God’s grace will be proclaimed. Over the last few years our denomination’s suggested title for today has been the Sunday of the Passion and the reading is long, beginning
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Weep For Yourselves

There were two crowds that doleful Friday that we call Good. The one was apparently composed of supporters of the religious and political leadership. It was their voices that screamed “Crucify him. Crucify him.” There was another crowd, often overlooked that lined the Via Dolorosa, the way of sorrows, to mourn the
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A Question of Turf

Does you life play out as you envision it?  One of the things that Susan and I have discovered is that no matter how calm and organized a day seems in prospect, before it is hardly started it falls apart.  What sort of context can hold our lives together and let the important things be […]
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