Tag Archives: Transcendence

High and Holy, Contrite and Lowly

“What’s beyond the model is the most compelling thing.” In this single sentence the Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Anthony Doerr, summarizes a fundamental longing. It’s as if we recognize that there is something beyond what we can see and touch … Continue reading

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The Servant’s Incomparable God

Without my glasses life is a blur. I can get by, sort of. But lights are too bright, shadows too dark, and words unintelligible. Without my glasses I miss a lot. Our text asks the same questions twice: “Do you … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (9/19/15)

Scripture to consider: Isaiah 40.12–31 12 Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand,     or with the breadth of his hand marked off the heavens? Who has held the dust of the earth in a basket,     or weighed … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (4/25/15)

Scripture to consider: Isaiah 29 1 Woe to you, Ariel, Ariel, the city where David settled! Add year to year and let your cycle of festivals go on. 2 Yet I will besiege Ariel; she will mourn and lament, she … Continue reading

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