Monthly Archives: February 2013

Trusting in God to Answer our Prayers

    February 24, 2013                  2nd Sunday in Lent Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18        Philippians 3:17–4:1           Luke 13:31-35             Last week I talked about Jesus going into the wilderness and the overall effect of what he was trying to accomplish—to finish his old … Continue reading

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Beginning Our Lenten Journey

February 17, 2013               1st Sunday in Lent Deuteronomy 26:1-11        Romans 10:8b-13                  Luke 4:1-13             We start our seven weeks of Lent by reading the Gospel story of Jesus going out into the desert where he fasts and prays for forty … Continue reading

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Changing Our Shape with Christ

February 10, 2013                  Transfiguration Sunday Exodus 34:29-35       2 Corinthians 3:12–4:2     Luke 9:28-36 (37-43)             There is an old puzzle that philosophy students banter around in seminars.  A wooden ship leaves the harbor for an around the world journey.  While it … Continue reading

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Looking Out From the Center

  February 3, 2013   4th  Sunday after the Epiphany Jeremiah 1:4-10            1 Corinthians 13:1-13               Luke 4:21-30             We all have a place that we start from, a place that we consider to be a point of our departure.  Some of … Continue reading

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Working Together with Christ

  January 27, 2013       3rd Sunday after the Epiphany Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10      1 Corinthians 12:12-31a                      Luke 4:14-21             I want you all to imagine the disciple Paul, that great evangelical.  The former strict Pharisee; who had been against this new Jewish religious … Continue reading

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