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Proper 25a 2014: A promise

Deuteronomy 34:1-12 Psalm 90: 1-6, 13-17 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 Matthew 22:34-46 There are 613 commandments in the Torah, strictly speaking, the first five books of the bible. These commandments/laws are called “halakhah,”(ha low ha) and they govern how to function … Continue reading

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Proper 16a 2014: Face to Face

Exodus 1:8-2:10,  Matthew 16:13-20 We are in a time of transition. There was creation, and it was good. There was an ark, tevah, built, lined with bitumen and pitch. We are in the time of transition in our bible story, … Continue reading

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Proper 20b 2012: On being insignificant

Mark 9:30-37 “I am the greatest!” Who is the iconic figure who said that?  That’s right, Cassius Clay, from Louisville, KY, later known as Mohammed Ali, a great (“the greatest”) heavyweight champion boxer.  “I am the greatest!”  (“Here is the … Continue reading

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