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Matthew 20: 17-28 Greatness in the Kingdom

Matthew 20: 17-28 Parallels Mark 10: 32-45; Luke 18: 31-34, 22: 24-27 17 While Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples aside by themselves, and said to them on the way, 18 “See, we are going … Continue reading

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Exodus 8 The Insignificant Brings Low the Mighty

Exodus 8: 1-15: The Second Sign Then the LORD said to Moses, “Go to Pharaoh and say to him, ‘Thus says the LORD: Let my people go, so that they may worship me. 2 If you refuse to let them … Continue reading

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Sounds and Syllables

What power lies within the syllables and sounds? Do they merely describe a reality fully formed? A mimetic act of the glorification of creation Reflecting upon a completed picture imperfectly A flawed simulacrum of what sense can comprehend Or is … Continue reading

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Words and Will

There are no magic words, no secret sounds that bend the world And yet words have power in the hearers mind They can create and destroy, build up or tear down Yet the speaker can only have an imagined result … Continue reading

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The Place of Authority 2-2: Rome’s Christian Problem

Anti-Christian Graffito from the Paedagogium, part of the Imperial Palace on the Palatine Hill, Rome On the 18th and 19th of July of 64 CE the city of Rome burned, and of the fourteen districts only four remained relatively untouched. … Continue reading

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