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Trust in God, Love One Another

One of my parishioners in a former church used to say that preachers really only have two or maybe three different sermons. “Every sermon they preach—doesn’t matter the text or the title—is really just a variation of one of those … 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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Blind Even Though We See

The following is adapted from my sermon this past Sunday. It is a reflection on the story of Jesus healing the man born blind (John 9). Our sight is truly amazing. Our eyes take in electromagnetic radiation reflected and refracted all … Continue reading

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In My Father’s House

This is an excerpt from a recent funeral meditation, modified for posting here. Several people expressed appreciation for the words so I thought it would be worth publishing them more widely. Jesus says, “Do not let your hearts be troubled. … Continue reading

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