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Diverse Baptisms

Baptist youth achieve young adulthood around the age of thirteen. They become Christians by studying their Bible, faithfully attending worship services, participating in Christian youth activities, and being plunged below moving water in what Baptists call full immersion baptism. 486 more words

Resilience

Baptists Love Freely

In 1638 twenty three Baptist exiles from the colony of Massachusetts had signed the Portsmouth Compact, and baptized each other in Founder’s Brook to create America’s first Baptist church, soon to be located in Providence, RI. 904 more words

Resilience

Transitions

Rev. Dr. Jim Sherblom preaches at First Parish in Brookline (MA), Unitarian Universalist, on “Transitions,” as he announces his upcoming departure from First Parish at the end of 2015. 1,439 more words

Divine Mystery

1+1+1=1

A sermon for Trinity Sunday; Proverbs 8:1-4,22-31; Canticle 13, Song of the Three Young Men; Romans 5:1-5, John 16:12-15

Lately, I have seen a number of Facebook postings that invite you to share if you know the answer. 831 more words

Kingdom Mysteries

And He said, “To you, it has been given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest it is given in parables, that ‘Seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.’  … 359 more words

Parables As Divine Obfuscation

 And He said, “To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest it is in parables, so that SEEING THEY MAY NOT SEE, AND HEARING THEY MAY NOT UNDERSTAND.

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Biblical Theology

Looking for Jesus

“Looking for Jesus”

Luke 2:48-49 – December 27, 2015

Christmas time is here! Called by some the most wonderful time of the year. Certainly, one of the busiest times, what with parties, social gatherings, visiting at relatives’ homes, and so many extra things on people’s to-do lists. 1,422 more words