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Humility: A sermon for Ash Wednesday, 2018

The practice of wearing ashes is a very old one, older than the church itself. Wearing ashes is a traditional Jewish practice, one used as a way of signifying to the rest of the world that you are in a state of repentance, fasting and sacrifice. We carry on the tradition, not out of blind obligation or because we always do it, but because this practice is important. The reasoning for it is in 2 Corinthians.
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Day 6: Clearing Away the Smug

Back in the heady days of 2006, the world was introduced to the Toyota Prius, one of the first affordable and popular hybrid cars. Needless to say, as soon as it became a popular thing, the show South Park was … Continue reading

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Day 17: An Inversion of Pride

John 6:28-40 Common English Bible (CEB)  28 They asked, “What must we do in order to accomplish what God requires?”  29 Jesus replied, “This is what God requires, that you believe in him whom God sent.”  30 They asked, “What miraculous sign will you … Continue reading

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