Advent 14: Blind

Jesus had a deep affection for blind guys. That may be an over-generalization, it may be reading too much into the biblical text. What would be more accurate is that he healed several.  Sometimes he touched them. Sometimes he spit on the ground to make mud and rubbed it on their eyes. Sometimes he said […]

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Advent 12: Poor

I could, I know, talk about how Jesus was tempted. If we were working straight through the book of Luke, we would have to. There was some anticipation there, though I think that the anticipation was mostly on Jesus’ part. I want to skip that and move on to the first recorded sermon from Jesus. […]

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maybe it is not about me

Okay. Here’s the deal. I want to talk about fasting. I want to talk about what the reward is. I want to talk about this incredibly cool image that God paints in Isaiah about fasting not being about being selfish and simply not eating the food you have, but it’s about sharing a meal with […]

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