Monthly Archives: October 2012

The truth will make you free

“You will know the truth, and the truth will make you free” (John 8:32) This text citing Jesus from the Gospel of John is the chosen text for Reformation Sunday. I wonder why? Is it because in every age the … Continue reading

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Amazing grace funeral

Amazing Grace. We say this, sing this, today – and express it on many different levels – Amazing Grace. But how can God’s grace be amazing, when doing what we do today reminds us again of the hurt and pain … Continue reading

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Bridging the gap

Mark 10:35-45 Jesus said to them, “The cup that I drink you will drink…” (Mark 10:39) When we first stepped on the bridge spanning the wide, flowing river, our ten year old son stopped short. It was windy. He said … Continue reading

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On holy ground

A burning bush from a time long ago When sandals withdrawn to touch the earth fresh, direct underneath calloused feet In the presence of holy Anywhere, Anytime Where do you stand today, now? What is stripped away from burdened journey for … Continue reading

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How do you let go?

How long shall we cling? I am reminded of winter these days as temperatures are falling, and so are the leaves. Well, most of them anyway. It was wintertime last year while walking when I stopped in my tracks. I … Continue reading

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On whom have I given up?

“First of all, I urge that thanksgivings should be made for everyone (I Timothy 2:1) Let’s face it. Even the most mature, enlightened and experienced of us need to confess: There are those we have given up on. Mitt Romney … Continue reading

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