Monthly Archives: April 2013

Law

I was at a gathering recently where in the Q and A period, one of the attendees asked, if Jesus came to do away with the law, what happened to the law; where did it go? Part of the answer … Continue reading

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Boys and Brothers: Begging for Blessings

While not purposefully excluding girls and sisters, it seems that boys and brothers have a tough row to hoe in the bible – especially in the beginning.  Just four chapters in, when brothers Cain and Abel bring their offerings to … Continue reading

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Knowing the Way

The gospel passage for today is John 14:1-6.  As a preacher, there have been many opportunities for me to think about and reflect on this passage of John’s gospel.  Why?  Because it is one of the most often chosen gospel … Continue reading

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Dreaming the dream

I will pour out my spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions. (Joel 2:28) Last week, the Daily Office readings have started the book of Daniel, … Continue reading

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Believing

One of our readings at Easter Vigil this year was about the sacrifice of Isaac. Later I heard of people asking, what was that all for? why do we read that? I’d thought about that passage before. To me, it … Continue reading

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What if?

During yesterday’s church services The Rev. Deborah Meister asked the parishioners at St. Alban’s to close their eyes and imagine what they’d do if they knew time was short.  By the end of the exercise we were asked, “So what’s … Continue reading

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A fruitful time

Fruitful:  1a: yielding or producing fruit  b: conducive to an abundant yield                                             2:abundantly productive, e.g. a fruitful discussion The goal of ministry – … Continue reading

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