Three days later.

One day at the temple, during the celebration of Passover, Jesus disrupted the disruption. In the space of the temple where gentiles could visit and worship, people were selling animals and exchanging money. It was work that had a right to be done, but it was disrupting the purpose of that space. God had said, […]

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Advent 8: Consolation

Q: Who needs consolation? A: Those who have lost hope. Simeon was a man looking for consolation. Not for himself, but for Israel. He lived among people who had had everything. They had kings, a temple, armies, God. They were not just a people, they were God’s people. Now? Puppet kings. A temple built by […]

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a rant

“You know what ticks me off? I don’t really upset when people who don’t know the rules break them. I can’t really condone the behaviour, but my heart goes out to them. But when the people who know the rules take advantage of them for their own benefit, that is frustrating. Take, for instance, when […]

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