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On Swords, Cups of Water, and Being Jesus in the World

After a three-week break from preaching (thanks, Stephanie, for a wonderful series on “Receiving the Spirit”!) and a one-week mini-staycation, I’m looking forward to getting back into the pulpit again this Sunday. In some ways the break from preaching seems … Continue reading

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What Is the “Narrow Way” of Jesus?

I’ve recently heard a couple of references to the “narrow way” or “narrow gate” of Jesus “that leads to life,” which “only a few find” (Matt 7:13-14; one example here). It’s the kind of statement that we would all like to have … Continue reading

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