5th Sunday of Lent

S. Lent 5.20 “Though He Die…” John 11:17-27, 38-53     Jesus says: “I am the Resurrection and the Life.” And we love to hear that. Good news. Welcome news. But then He adds: “Whoever believes in Me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone whoRead more

4th Sunday in Lent

S. Lent 4.20 “What If…?” John 9     “What if…?” What if… it wasn’t that the blind man sinned in utero, or that his parents did something terrible, smoked stuff in college they ought not to have smoked, that he was born blind? What if… it wasn’t

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3rd Sunday in Lent

S. Lent 3.20 “True Worshipers” John 4:5-26     True worshipers. That’s what the Father through Jesus is seeking to worship Him. So what does a true worshiper look like?     Well, in true Seinfeld “Opposite Land” style, he or she would be the opposite of the Samaritan

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2nd Sunday in Lent

S. Lent 2.20 “Promising Beginnings” John 3:1-17     What a promising beginning Nicodemus and Jesus have at their first meeting… not! Nothing about this exchange suggests it will be the beginning of a beautiful friendship, anymore than Bogie’s and Louis’ first meeting in Casablanca. It really could

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