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A Word about Shrewdness?

Jesus’ parables can be difficult to understand for many different reasons. Some are challenging because of their cultural distance from our late modern world (for example, the parable of the ten virgins). Others deal with difficult topics, like money or … 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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Your God Reigns!

Five hundred years before the birth of Christ, a battle took place in a Greek port town that we still remember to this day, if not for the battle itself, at least for the location. For this was the Battle … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (3/19/16)

Scripture to consider: Isaiah 52.7–12 7 How beautiful on the mountains     are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace,     who bring good tidings,     who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion,     “Your God reigns!” 8 Listen! Your watchmen lift up … Continue reading

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Unrelenting Grace for Idolaters

It’s not what you have that matters, but what you do with it. So goes the old maxim, and it is true enough so far as it goes. Indeed all of us, whether knowingly or not, heed that proverb every … Continue reading

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