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A Word about Hell, A Word about Privilege

The story of the rich man and Lazarus is one of the best-known of Jesus’ parables in the New Testament. But what is it about? What is the point? It seems quite clear: the story is about hell. Perhaps every … Continue reading

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Just Deserts

This is a text dealing with justice, and for that very reason it is a very difficult passage. When we’re children, justice seems fairly simple: just keep everything the same. My piece of pumpkin pie needs to be the same … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (9/13/14)

Scripture to meditate on: Matthew 19.16–20.16    16 Just then a man came up to Jesus and asked, “Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life?”    17 “Why do you ask me about what is good?” Jesus replied. … Continue reading

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