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The Suffering Servant — Mark 8:27-38 — Sunday 13 Sept 2015

Mark 8: 27-38: “Who do you say that I am?  ’… ‘You are the Christ’… He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must undergo great suffering, and be rejected.”    +++++++++++++++++++++ As with “the son of … Continue reading

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Unholy Moments — Isaiah 6:1-8 — May 31 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015 Isa 6:01-08 From our Isaiah reading today, I would like to ask you to meditate with me on the Song of the Heavenly Beings– the song of the Seraphim. Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of … Continue reading

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Chain Reactions: Conflict, Frontiers, and Barriers — John 15:9-17 — May 10, 2015

CONFLICT, FRONTIERS, AND BARRIERS I once lived in an area that called itself, “Frontier Country”.  That name referred to the history of confrontation there.  I wondered why the inhabitants didn’t choose a new and different identity for their signboards which … Continue reading

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Producing Sweet Fruit (Mt 21:33) Sunday October 5 2014

Producing Sweet Fruit  (Mt 21:33) Sunday October 5 2014 Our Gospel reading today contains the phrase, “Let us acquire,” or “Let us seize or grab”.  Wherever there is this attitude of grabbing from others, there are negative effects.  We see … Continue reading

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