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Paul’s Last Words

In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. –Jesus of Nazareth PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Lord, we pray that your grace may always precede and follow us, that we may continually be given … Continue reading

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What Does Discipleship Cost?

“Everybody thinks of changing humanity and nobody thinks of changing himself.” —Leo Tolstoy PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Grant us, O Lord, to trust in you with all our hearts; for, as you always resist the proud who confide in their … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Deceived

Truth by definition is exclusive. Everything cannot be true. If everything is true, then nothing is false. And if nothing is false then it would also be true to say everything is false. We cannot have it both ways. —Ravi … Continue reading

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With All Due Respect…

“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil; God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” —Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologian and Lutheran minister who openly spoke against Hitler and … Continue reading

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