3rd Sunday in Lent

  Lent 3.19 “Bless Their Hearts!” Luke 13:1-9 We live in a literally crazy world. The vast majority of people are completely stark raving bonkers. Christianity alone sees the world as it really is, people as we really are. But, IT doesn’t go over too well in

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2nd Sunday in Lent

Lent 2.19 “Stand Your Ground Savior” Luke 13:31-35 The three days at the heart of our Gospel today have confused lots of people—“scholars” especially! Most people think Jesus’ line that He must “journey today, tomorrow, and the day following; for it cannot be that a prophet should

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1st Sunday in Lent

Lent 1.19 “Devilish” Luke 4:1-13 I hate the devil. I know that’s nothing profound or anything, I mean heck, we all do, right? But for me, I think sometimes it goes much more beyond this. For instance (and this may be unfair of me) I can’t for

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The Transfiguration

Transfiguration.19 “Falling” Luke 9:28-36 Going up on a mountaintop sounds like a great thing. But for folks in bible times, for some still, mountaintop experiences are deadly. Sometimes, people fall off mountaintops and die. Happens all the time. Moses died on top of Mt. Nebo, not long

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