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Church, Arise!

Happy Easter Morning to you! May this be a day of great rejoicing. We cannot stress this point too strongly: The women who went to the grave of Jesus that morning (Mary the mother of James, Joanna, and Mary Magdalene) … Continue reading

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Thy Will, Not Mine

It’s Thursday morning of Holy Week. If this week is comparable to walking through the Valley of the Shadow of Death, we are approaching the deep, dark and dangerous part. We are close to the end of our Lenten journey. … Continue reading

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The “Come to Jesus” Talk

Human Resources Professional speaking to employee on the edge: “Our goal for today’s session is to make you either a performing associate or a former associate. We don’t much care which…” In professional circles, this is known as The Come … Continue reading

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Why Was Jesus Angry?

A man is about as big as the things which make him angry. —Sir Winston Churchill PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Almighty God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into … Continue reading

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Easter Awakening

If Jesus rose from the dead, then you have to accept all that he said; if he didn’t rise from the dead, then why worry about any of what he said? The issue on which everything hangs is not whether … Continue reading

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The Way of the Cross, part 4

Why is this night different from all other nights? On all other nights, we eat either unleavened or leavened bread, but tonight we eat only unleavened bread? On all other nights, we eat all kinds of vegetables, but tonight, we … Continue reading

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Come Awake!

Happy Easter Morning to you! May this be a day of great rejoicing. We cannot stress this point too strongly: the women who went to the grave of Jesus that morning (Mary the mother of James, Joanna, and Mary Magdalene) … Continue reading

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In the Thundering Silence

It’s Good Friday. For centuries this day was known as Black Friday, and with good reason. Today we commemorate the darkest day in all of human history. It’s a good day for prayer! PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) Almighty God, we … Continue reading

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Amazing

“You are going to have the light just a little while longer. Walk while you have the light, before darkness overtakes you. The man who walks in the dark does not know where he is going. Put your trust in … Continue reading

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Praying Through Tears

Happy Monday. We pray your week will go well, that you are ready and eager to walk this week in the light of the Lord. Today begins the second full week of Lent. It is a time of preparation before … Continue reading

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