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You Are Accepted!

What does it mean to be accepted? Maybe you’re more familiar with what it means to not be accepted. It is my prayer that after reading this, you’ll realize you are accepted by the One who matters most. 530 more words

Beautiful Treasure

The Woman at the Well

Read John 4.5-15

Throughout the gospels, we find Jesus treated woman well, something that was rarely done in his day.

The willingness of Jesus to speak to the woman at the well is both a comfort and a challenge. 669 more words

Who's in charge?

The importance of the new testament doesn’t lie in its prophecy. In fact the new testament – prophetically – was the fulfillment and consummation of the old testament. 385 more words

5. Voice of Expectation

After this, Jesus, knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said, “I thirst!” – John 19:28

There are many explanations why Jesus said, “I thirst!” and some of them involve His unquenchable thirst for souls to be saved and deeper spiritual meanings. 340 more words

Christian Life

The Jesus who confronts our pain & shame

I am a strategically self-protective person. I hide my faults and weaknesses. I weigh my words. I hedge my bets.

Because of this, there’s a side to Jesus that I find particularly disturbing. 1,163 more words


Jesus' reply to the Samaritan Woman in John 4: You do not have A HUSBAND (You have 5!). Greek word order.

The importance of word order in Greek.

In this excellent article on the encounter between Jesus with the Samaritan woman at the well, Kris Lyle… 244 more words


Identity: you are more than you ever knew

Here I am sharing the first of two talks given at parishes in the Diocese of Long Island during lenten retreats 2016.  They are intended to form part of an eventual book.   2,854 more words