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Suffering for the Sake of Righteousness

This is my sermonon 1 Peter 3:8-18, preached on the 6th Sunday of Eastertide (Rogation Sunday), 21 May 2017. Introduction: Receiving Good & Evil from the Lord “Satan said the Lord, “Skin for skin! All that a man has he will … Continue reading

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The Arrogance of Man’s Wisdom

As we heard about Jesus gathering some of his first disciples in the Gospel reading today, we also heard Paul gathering his initial salvo of arguments for his audience in Corinth.  The 1st letter to the Corinthians is an interesting … Continue reading

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The Importance of Words

This devotion is based upon two Scripture readings: 2 Corinthians 4:13-18 and Matthew 12:30-37. From these two readings, we find that words are very important.  Let’s begin with a closer look at the end of the Gospel reading. “By your … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day

What with today being the extremely popular St. Patrick’s Day, I thought it might be fun to write a brief post about this famous Christian and this holiday in his honor. Patrick was a Briton who lived somewhere on the … Continue reading

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Overview of the Gospel according to St. Mark

The most important thing to remember about the Gospel according to St. Mark is that it’s the fast-paced action-packed account of King Jesus conquering the evil in our world.  History: Context & Background St. Mark, known through the book of … Continue reading

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Converting the Converts

There are a couple interesting moments in the book of Acts in which you have a bunch of people who “believe in God” or even “believe in Christ,” but aren’t entirely on the right page in terms of correct doctrine … Continue reading

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Worship a model for Mission

With liturgy meaning “work of the people,” with a particular emphasis on the public or corporate life of worship of the Church, it should come as no surprise that how we understand the liturgy of worship should impact other areas … Continue reading

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