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Matthew 10: 33-42 Conflict, Wages and Hospitality for the Followers of Jesus

Matthew 10: 33-42 Parallels Luke 22: 36; Luke 14: 25-27; 17:33; Luke 10: 16; Mark 9: 41 34 “Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth; I have not come to bring peace, but a … Continue reading

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Poet End This War

Poet cast your spell upon our imaginations to see a way beyond this fight Use your words to help us see another path than the road to hell we’ve paved Be the prophet who helps us see the humanity in … Continue reading

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Exodus 17: Water and Conflict, Faith and Sight

Exodus 17: 1-7 Massah and Meribah-Physical Needs, Testing God and Quarreling with Moses  From the wilderness of Sin the whole congregation of the Israelites journeyed by stages, as the LORD commanded. They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water … Continue reading

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Exodus 7: The Conflict Begins

Exodus 7: 1-13 The Initial Challenge The LORD said to Moses, “See, I have made you like God to Pharaoh, and your brother Aaron shall be your prophet. 2 You shall speak all that I command you, and your brother … Continue reading

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Winners and Losers

We’ve created a culture of antagonism and agitation, or winners and losers Where words can cut deeper than spears and pierce our enemy’s armor We refine and polish our arguments like swords to gut our opposition Trained in a culture … Continue reading

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Images for St. Michael and All Angels Sunday

Since I have begun my new position at Rejoice Lutheran Church in Frisco, Texas and they are using the Revised Common Lectionary I am going to begin posting public domain Christian art I find for the upcoming week (some of … Continue reading

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