I’m currently looking at what I hope will prove to be a three series exploration of the parables of Jesus. (Ten or so sermons each in 2022, 2023, 2024 (!!)) There are a lot of thoughts on the parables of Jesus; my understanding is that Jesus intentionally uses them as teaching device that, rather than …

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The Lord’s Supper is a remembrance of and participation in God’s victory of sin and death. It is not a place to dwell on his actions rather than ours. We could think that God’s focus is on the work of Jesus, and not our works, as well. …when Christians meet, they break bread and drink …

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Another reason to hold Robert Farrar Capon with some affection is his dislike for daylight savings. Well, not so much a dislike for the concept, but for the inequity that it imposes against early-risers at the hands of the more indolent. To illustrate his point that is their laziness deserves no indulgence he poses a …

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When Jesus brings the dead back to life in the Bible the events are not resurrections. All those returned to life eventually went to a grave. But the power of life that Jesus exercised demonstrates the completeness of human need and the presence of a life in him that can meet all that need. Jesus …

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