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The Practice of Merciful Forgiveness

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on April 29, 2018, called “The Practice of Merciful Forgiveness.” The sermon is a reflection on Jesus’ teaching about forgiveness in the Sermon on the Mount. Here is a written excerpt: Earlier, I said … Continue reading

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“Remember Me”

“Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” The words of a thief on a cross. “Thief” isn’t really the right word, though—he was no pickpocket, no petty thief. He was a violent bandit who had, by his own … Continue reading

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You Are Forgiven

This post in an adapted excerpt from my sermon in the series “Four Things,” preached at Morden Mennonite on January 17, 2016. Here is the full audio of the sermon: Here’s a word we know all too well: guilt. You know … Continue reading

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Four Things

If you could only say four things to someone you loved, what would they be? Maybe it’s a child who is leaving home for the first time. Or a friend who is moving away to start a new job. Or … Continue reading

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