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Proper 18b 2015: Jesus, I beg you

Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23 Psalm 125 James 2:1-10, 14-17 Mark 7:24-37 The rich and the poor have this in common. The Lord is the maker of them all. Today we are listeners to a once in a lifetime (as we … Continue reading

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Proper 15a 2014: Kyrie

Matthew 15:21-28 Jesus has just done verbal battle with the scribes and Pharisees in Jerusalem. He retreats, or tries to, and that’s where we pick up the story. Now it was improper for a woman to address a man in … Continue reading

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Proper 18b 2012: almost eyewitnesses

Mark 7:24-37 Today we are listeners, almost eavesdroppers, on a once in a lifetime story about Jesus.  We are at the edges of the room while some impertinent, totally unclean person – a woman – and a Gentile – slips … Continue reading

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