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Sacrifice and Survival (Armistice Day 2018)

“[Jesus] sat down opposite the treasury, and watched the crowd putting money intothe treasury. Many rich people put in large sums. 42A poor widow came and put intwo small copper coins, which are worth a penny. 43Then he called his … Continue reading

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How hard for a rich man to enter the Kingdom (Mark 10:17-31)

  “Then Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, “How hard it will be for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!”” (Mark 10:23) Last week I wasn’t at my post at Holy Trinity. I was … Continue reading

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The secular side of God (A sermon on Esther)

“When the king returned from the palace garden to the banquet hall, Haman hadthrown himself on the couch where Esther was reclining; and the king said, “Willhe even assault the queen in my presence, in my own house?” As the … Continue reading

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Encountering the Other (A sermon on Job 24:3-6)

  3 You asked, ‘Who is this that obscures my plans without knowledge?’ Surely, I spoke of things I did not understand, things too wonderful for me to know. 4 “You said, ‘Listen now, and I will speak; I will … Continue reading

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Ending the Demonization of Russia

Words of wisdom from my friend (and Nobel Peace Prize winner) Mairead Maguire with Mairead Maguire in Tehran, April 2014 Demonization of Russia in a new Cold War era- By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace laureate In examining the future, we … Continue reading

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