Monthly Archives: April 2013

Corrupted Justice: Jeremiah 5:18-31

Jeremiah 5: 18-31 18 But even in those days, says the LORD, I will not make a full end of you. 19 And when your people say, “Why has the LORD our God done all these things to us?” you … Continue reading

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The End Of The World As They Know It: Jeremiah 5 : 7-17

Jeremiah 5: 7-17  7 How can I pardon you? Your children have forsaken me, and have sworn by those who are no gods. When I fed them to the full, they committed adultery and trooped to the houses of prostitutes. … Continue reading

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Searching for the Righteous One: Jeremiah 5: 1-6

Jeremiah 5: 1-6 Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, look around and take note!  Search its squares and see if you can find one person who acts justly and seeks truth— so that I may pardon Jerusalem. … Continue reading

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Have We Made The Church Into A Gated Community?

The church has sometimes been compared to a country club when it becomes primarily a social activity, but as I have become aware of some of the broader trends in the church over the past generation I began to realize … Continue reading

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The Prophet’s Agony: Jeremiah 4: 19-31

Jeremiah 4: 19-31  19 My anguish, my anguish! I writhe in pain! Oh, the walls of my heart! My heart is beating wildly;  I cannot keep silent; for I hear the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.  20 … Continue reading

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An Extremist for Love-A Sermon on Paul

We live in a world where so many things seem to be dominated by fear, and it makes having any real conversation about difficult issues challenging. Even if you look at the national debates we cannot talk about gun control, … Continue reading

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On the cutting room floor

Words and ideas that never reached the light of day Lay scattered and cast aside on the cutting room floor The potential of a thousand worlds that never found their creation Their inspiration expired prior to their birth Or their … Continue reading

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The Poetry of Death and Destruction: Jeremiah 4: 11-18

Jeremiah 4: 11-18  11 At that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem: A hot wind comes from me out of the bare heights in the desert toward my poor people, not to winnow or cleanse- … Continue reading

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What I learned about myself, life and God from my child on the Autistic Spectrum: Part 4

This is my final installment on this for the time being. There are certainly more things I have learned but for now this is enough to say. 8.  Familial Image of God, this comes more from the experience of being … Continue reading

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The Siren Call: Jeremiah 4: 5-10

Jeremiah 4: 5-10 5 Declare in Judah, and proclaim in Jerusalem, and say: Blow the trumpet through the land; shout aloud and say,  “Gather together, and let us go into the fortified cities!”  6 Raise a standard toward Zion, flee … Continue reading

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