Category: Things I see

Pentecost 9, 2022

Jesus enjoins us not to worry. It seems like there is plenty to worry about today. Between Russia’s war in Ukraine, a shaky economy, and climactic chaos which has fallen

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Easter VI

Being a pastor means that sometimes families call you when a loved one is dying. I am glad they do. It is an important time for God’s Word to have

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Easter V

17 So some of his disciples said to one another, “What is this that he says to us, ‘A little while, and you will not see me, and again a little

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Easter III

At various times in human history, numbers have provided an opportunity for profound speculation into the nature of God, the universe and many things. Even today, there is a debate

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Easter II

It is amazing what a little prophesy and fulfillment can do for things. We heard on Sunday as the angels confronted the women at the tomb with the prophecy which

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Lent I

Jesus contends with Satan in the wilderness today and wins. That should really be the headline of the First Sunday Lent’s Bulletin. For every generation since our first parents in

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Transfiguration

I mention in my devotion on the prayer of the day a conversation I had a number of years ago in a gathering pastors. A young pastor was incensed after

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Epiphany VI, February 13

Savor this and next week in Epiphany. We don’t often get these. Because Easter is relatively late the weeks of Epiphany have expanded to make room. Correspondingly the Sundays after

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Epiphany 5, 2022

Jesus brings purpose to our lives. I think this may be one of the more important themes for our sermon series in this year. The reductive naturalism which dominates the

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