Monthly Archives: January 2012

What Jesus Heard

Mark 1:21-28 Try to imagine being on the inside of the man in this story. You’re in synagogue on Sabbath, so presumably you don’t look that different from anyone else. Maybe you look like a perfectly good, godly Jew. Maybe … Continue reading

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The Really Weird Story of Jonah So, God says, “Hey, Jonah, go to Nineveh!” Jonah says, “Uh-uh.” Big storm, scared sailors, “throw me in,” fish-as-prayer-closet, Jonah lands (slightly the worse for wear) on the beach. God says, “Hey, Jonah, go … Continue reading

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All-Seeing Eyes

Here is a thing I know. (There aren’t that many, so pay attention, readers! 🙂 You, Mighty, All-seeing One, see me. You know me. You are watching faithfully over my children, and their friends and families and their friends and … Continue reading

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New Year, New Baptism

I’ve always found it strange that in the church liturgical calendar, Baptism of Christ Sunday is right after Christmas and Epiphany. But this year, as I’ve studied the texts from the Revised Common Lectionary, I’ve seen an interesting correlation between … Continue reading

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