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Nov 2017
How 'Not' to Boil a Goat

In Matthew 22:36, Jesus was asked which of all the commandments of the Law is the greatest. It’s an interesting question and He answered it on several different occasions. The tradition, which began with a 3rd century sermon by Rabbi Simlai, tells us that there were 613 commandments in the Torah from which Jesus could have chosen. Honestly, I haven’t counted them. But, suffice it to say, there are a lot! Jesus could have been provocative. I would have gone this route for sure! I would have come off as mysterious, profound,......

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Get Still!
October 27, 2017

Get Still!

Carl Honore wrote a book with an intriguing title, In Praise of Slowness. It’s not a Christian book, but it’s offers many insightful sociological observations that affirm the wisdom of God’s command that we “be...



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Resurrection Sunday

Luke 24:1-9: “But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but...

March 2018
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Holy Saturday

Today is Holy Saturday. Our Lord’s body is in the tomb, but His soul is in the realm of the dead making a victorious proclamation. At last the saved dead – waiting since Adam –...

Posted at: 30 Mar 2018
Good Friday

Today is Good Friday – an exhausting day. While we remember it as the day that our Lord was crucified, it’s important to remember that the Jews reckoned the beginning of a new day at...

March 2018