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Isaiah 19-21; Ephesians 2

Hi… I’m a work in progress… who are you?

As part of my work with guys in men’s group, I’ve recently conducted an informal survey, of sorts, to hear the response when asking the question “… can you tell me about yourself?” Given the chance to provide anything at all about who they were as an individual, almost immediately, without hesitation, the response usually started with their job first, followed by their education, and/or their accomplishments.

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Repentance, Confession,

Confession in the Lutheran Church is a sorta/kinda sacrament. Dr Luther never really tried to decide on it one way or the other, but whether it’s a sacrament per se, it is still a vitally important part of every worship. 906 more words

Christian Life

The Ten Days of Awe

We are in the midst of the Ten Days Awe which began with the first day of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah.  The other name for this season is the Ten Days of Repentance as the traditional Jewish belief for this season is that God will judge our hearts and actions during this period of time and determine our future.   1,126 more words

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I Am His

I read a scripture a few days ago that has penetrated my heart and brought a deeper knowledge of the love Jesus Christ has for me… 323 more words


I'm Sorry: Yom Kippur 2014

On any given day, what I believe may differ from the day before. I’m pretty consistent about basic physics. Gravity, for example, is easy to discern and trust (except in airplanes). 488 more words

TorahCycles: Midrash For Self-exploration And Growth