The first time the people riot in Luke is in response to Jesus preaching in his hometown. (hinting at his eventual crucifixion by the state) There he proclaims the word of the Lord to the poor, lost, forgotten and marginalized. He talks about that the Word of God, he says he is there to fulfill … Continue reading
Because God loves the world, this impossible world
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There are very few pictures of Mary and Joseph that are not Joseph pulling Mary on the Donkey for Bethlehem. We aren’t there yet, though. Besides, they aren’t Even LOOKING at each other! But I can tell that Mary and Joseph aren’t really pictured before Jesus. Even though, they had some kind of relationship as … Continue reading
Sarah Ross Apparently Starbucks selling coffee in plain red cups is seen by some as another sign of the so-called “War on Christmas.” And rightly so. How dare they crowd out Advent and Christmas with the color reserved for Pentecost? I only drink liturgically correct coffee. (Above is a light-hearted post from a colleague of … Continue reading
Many thanks to Mihee Kim-Kort who discussed the scripture with me for This Everyday Holy Blog which is at the base of this sermon John 6 Eating as an act is interesting, it is something every human has to do to stay alive. Ever have a really good meal. The kind where you sit around … Continue reading
Jesus’ #transfiguration motto for today
Prayers for Seattle and Canada– Remember, Jesus is the light that shines in the deepest darkness Response to Violence Expecto Patronum to protect all those in danger today we pray
I bet when Jesus had conversations with himself they were really productive
If you have any question about what kind of person Jesus is, remember this, his ministry began and ended with food! It started with the wedding at Cana and Ended with the Last Supper John 2 New International Version 2 On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, … Continue reading
Solomon built a temple, because he knew he couldn’t contain God. Ironic as it is…. The Temple is empty, except for the 10 commandments, so that all the priest, and elders and leaders and everyone important can come into the temple for its dedication. And the moment they call on God (we would call this … Continue reading
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