Monthly Archives: February 2012

Lent #7: LOVE

If you were to ask Jesus a question, what would it be? Take a moment to think about this… It seems to me that there might be two general areas of our questioning…one dealing with life as we know it … Continue reading

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Lent #6: Revelation

I was at a meeting recently where one of my close Christian friends shared that his teenage son had decided to become an atheist. This young man had been attending worship services regularly, participating in youth group, going on mission … Continue reading

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Lent #5: Like a child

Grace and peace to you! It is those serendipitous moments that cannot be taught. A small child, looking at a sunset across the lake, declares: “Look, mama, God is painting the sky.” Parents and grandparents sometimes keep logs of the … Continue reading

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Feast Day! #1: Lent 2012

1st Sunday in Lent. Many who celebrate Lent don’t realize that Sundays aren’t included in the 40 days of prayer and fasting. This is because Sundays have always been days of celebration. It was on the first day of the … Continue reading

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Lent #4: A person of peace

Saturday, February 25. Lent #4 There is a blessing in the traditional wedding service that is one of Lisa’s favorites. It goes like this: “Send your blessing upon this couple that they may surely keep their marriage covenant and so … Continue reading

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Lent #3: Go!

Grace and peace to you today! Luke 10:1,9: “After this, The Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go. ‘The Harvest is plentiful but … Continue reading

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Lent #2: Excuses

Grace and peace to you. After Jesus resolutely set his face toward Jerusalem there are four encounters in the Gospel of Luke (chap 9:52-62) where people do not choose to be part of what Jesus is about. Samaritans in a … Continue reading

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