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Back in the Wilderness? (A sermon on Luke 4:1-13 )

“Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil.” (Luke 4:1-2a) Here we are, back in the wilderness with Jesus, … Continue reading

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Dreaming the dream of Jesus (A sermon on Luke 4:21-30)

“When they heard this, all in the synagogue were filled with rage. They got up, drove him out of the town, and led him to the brow of the hill on which their town was built, so that they might … Continue reading

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Back to the Wilderness? (A sermon on Luke 4:1-13)

It’s the first Sunday in Lent and we are heading back to the wilderness with Jesus! I’m choosing my words very deliberately here, as I think it is the intention of the church to travel with Jesus into the wilderness … Continue reading

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Good news to the poor! (A sermon on Luke 4:16-21
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“And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up; and he went to the synagogue, as his custom was, on the Sabbath day.” (Luke 4:16) We are at the beginning of a new year and at the beginning … Continue reading

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