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Seventh Sunday After Epiphany: The Old Testament Passage – A Post-Valentine's Day Message

This is the passage I was highly tempted to use for Valentine’s Day. Why you ask? Because . . . it does not matter in what time or century you live, it does not matter what the economy is based on, it does not matter at distance someone is – we have to live together in harmony. 514 more words

God's Nature

Seventh Sunday After Epiphany: The Gospel Passage – A Valentine's Day Message

Yes, I know if is Valentine’s Day, a day of hearts, roses, chocolates and cards; pick and red, puffy clouds and little cherubs with tiny arrows that do not hurt. 393 more words

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Sixth Sunday After Epiphany: The Psalm Passage - Scripture as the path to the Lord

“Happy are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the LORD.
Happy are those who keep his decrees, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways. 343 more words

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Fifth Sunday After Epiphany: The Gospel Passage – Jesus Christ lays down “the law”

This week we have another feast day, or celebration day, in the life of the liturgical church – the Presentation of the Lord. It comes later this week; but I wanted to ground us in the ministry of Jesus and his teachings, as opposed to his presentation in the temple as an infant which is what the Presentation of the Lord day is. 692 more words

God's Nature

Fourth Sunday After Epiphany: The Psalms Passage – Preacher and Seeker speak plainly about righteous living

Preacher: “O LORD, who may abide in your tent? Who may dwell on your holy hill?”

Seeker: Maybe the question should be, who can find safety and refuge with the Lord? 435 more words

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Fourth Sunday After Epiphany: The Old Testament Passage – Micah explains the relationship to God in basic terms

“Hear what the LORD says: Rise, plead your case before the mountains, and let the hills hear your voice. Hear, you mountains, the controversy of the LORD, and you enduring foundations of the earth; for the LORD has a controversy with his people, and he will contend with Israel.” (Micah 6:1 – 2) 389 more words

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Fourth Sunday After Epiphany: The Gospel Passage – Practicing what is preached and taught

“When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him.” ( Matthew 5:1)

I am getting an early start on writing/posting today. 430 more words

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