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The Hardest Thing to Do, Matthew 13: 24-30, 36-43

24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like someone who planted good seed in his field. 25 While people were sleeping, an enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the stalks sprouted and bore grain, then … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Parade, Matthew 21:1-11

When they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus gave two disciples a task. 2 He said to them, “Go into the village over there. As soon as you enter, you will find a donkey tied … Continue reading

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Hard Times Ahead, Luke 21:5-19

Luke 21:5-19 Some people were talking about the temple, how it was decorated with beautiful stones and ornaments dedicated to God. Jesus said, 6 “As for the things you are admiring, the time is coming when not even one stone will … Continue reading

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Eternal Comfort and Good Hope, 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17

Brothers and sisters, we have a request for you concerning our Lord Jesus Christ’s coming and when we are gathered together to be with him. 2 We don’t want you to be easily confused in your mind or upset if you … Continue reading

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Making the burden lighter

When I look upon my list of sufferings personal and individual they always seem so daunting and imposing to my eyes. They are mine, and so the scars they bring are so much more raw and wounding searing with pain … Continue reading

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This Kingdom that I seek

This Kingdom that I seek is here and not here, a paradox that plagues my dreams like a hologram that fizzles and fades as soon as my hand reaches for it. Is this kingdom real? I hope it’s real. I … Continue reading

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Who do you work for

“Who do you work for?!” the man in black shouts at the hapless flunkie on my television screen hoping that in the end of his work Justice is done. He might be shouting at me too. I have no evil … Continue reading

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