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A People for One Another

Nicholas Kristof, in a penetrating essay for the New York Times, wrote on the state of our nation’s universities. The piece is entitled “A Confession of Liberal Intolerance,” and in it he observes, “We’re fine with people who look like us, as … Continue reading

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A People of Hope

By virtue of our union with Christ, we are a people of hope. It is true that because of Jesus we have hope. But there’s much more: since the hope isn’t bound to one subgroup of people or a single … Continue reading

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Light of the World: The Second Servant Song

We’re just ten days into a new year, and we’ve already messed it up. New year hadn’t even begun when at least one hundred women reported being violently assaulted in Cologne, Germany by as a mob of men. In our … Continue reading

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The Servant King Revisited

In our passage Jesus makes an incredibly bold statement, a prediction of such triumph and victory that, were he to fail, would prove him a fraud. Yet at the very point that he pronounces such sure victory, he tells us … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (8/29/15)

Scripture to consider: Matthew 16.13–28 13 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” 14 They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or … Continue reading

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