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The Shema, Extended Edition

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on January 20, 2019, called “The Shema, Extended Edition.” It is the second in a series called “Reading the Bible with Jesus.” The sermon is a reflection on the command in Leviticus 19:18 to “love … Continue reading

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The Shema

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on January 13, 2019, called “The Shema.” It is the first in a series called “Reading the Bible with Jesus.” The sermon is a reflection on the opening of the Shema, the daily Jewish prayer, … Continue reading

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Jesus Fulfills the Law—in Love

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from January 7, 2018, continuing our series on the Sermon on the Mount, beginning a new segment on “Love as the Fulfillment of the Law.” And here’s a written excerpt from the … Continue reading

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Love will win. Love must win, or we all lose.

I was getting ready for a busy Sunday at church when I saw something on my news feed about a “shooting in Orlando.” I thought little more than “Here we go again” as I put the finishing touches on my … Continue reading

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Scripture and Jesus on Love

Love is All We Need | Scripture and Jesus on Love | What is Love? Love, Above All | How Should We Then Love? In my first post I got on my soapbox and boldly declared: “Love is all we need, folks! All we … Continue reading

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