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Matthew 8: 14-17 Jesus Takes our Infirmities and Bears our Diseases part 3

Matthew 8: 14-17 Parallels Mark 1: 29-31, Luke 4: 38-39 14 When Jesus entered Peter’s house, he saw his mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever; 15 he touched her hand, and the fever left her, and she got up … Continue reading

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Matthew 8: 5-13 Jesus Takes our Infirmities and Bears our Diseases part 2

Matthew 8: 5-13 Parallel Luke 7: 1-14 5 When he entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, appealing to him 6 and saying, “Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, in terrible distress.” 7 And he said to him, … Continue reading

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Psalm 38 A Cry for Forgiveness and Healing

Psalm 38 <A Psalm of David, for the memorial offering.> 1 O LORD, do not rebuke me in your anger, or discipline me in your wrath. 2 For your arrows have sunk into me, and your hand has come down … Continue reading

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Exodus 34: Restoring the Covenant

  Exodus 34: 1-10 The LORD Reclaims Identity Post Betrayal The LORD said to Moses, “Cut two tablets of stone like the former ones, and I will write on the tablets the words that were on the former tablets, which … Continue reading

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Mosaic

Looking back on all the pieces of my life Is not like looking at a picture composed on a canvas That brings together the palette of colors and shades To paint a portrait of a person who emerges whole Stepping … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

There is no better future without letting go of the sins of the past Without being willing to see others not as a summation of debt unpaid For we all walk around carrying the burdens and baggage of our lives … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Myself, Life and God from My Divorce Part 3

This is the final reflection on this at this point in my journey. 7. The Place of Ritual and the Value of a Worshipping Community- I know that many people have had bad experiences in churches, synagogues and places of … Continue reading

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