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Introduction to the Gospel of Matthew

The Gospel of Matthew is a book that has generated countless books and studies and continues to be one of the most read and preached upon books in the bible. Writing about this gospel is, to use the words of … Continue reading

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Transitioning into the Gospel of Matthew

  The one constant in my writing over the past seven years has been the practice of reflecting on this strange and wonderful book of scriptures that have been handed on to both the Jewish and Christian faiths. Over this … Continue reading

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Review of Reading Backwards by Richard B. Hays

READING BACKWARDS: FIGURAL CHRISTOLOGY AND THE FOURFOLD GOSPEL WITNESS, by Richard B. Hays. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2014. 155pp $34.95 Richard B. Hays began his work of examining how the earliest followers of Jesus were interpreters of scriptures in … Continue reading

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Images for the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

This is another week where some of the linkages artistically are more difficult, since it is Jesus talking about loving enemies, going the second mile, turning the other cheek. There may be images out there that reflect this but I … Continue reading

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Images for the Fifth Sunday After Epiphany, Lectionary 5A

It is more abstract this week, if you want images for the Sermon on the Mount in General look back at the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany. This week is Matthew 5: 13-20: Jesus telling the disciples they are the salt … Continue reading

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Images for the Fourth Sunday After Epiphany

This is the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount      

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Living a Godly Life-A Sermon on Trusting

“No one can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other, or be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and wealth. “Therefore I tell you, not to … Continue reading

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