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Feb 03, 2016

Volume 133, Issue #3


February 21, Second Sunday in Lent: Luke 13:31-35

In December, we lost the last hen in our household flock after a possum attack. Since then, I have heard Jesus’ avian simile in Luke 13:34 differently.

February 14, First Sunday in Lent: Luke 4:1-13

As Luke tells the story, even though Jesus doesn’t turn stones to bread, he feeds those who hunger. And even though he says no when Satan offers him political power, a vision of God’s all-encompassing reign of shalom is at the heart of Jesus’ ministry.

February 10, Ash Wednesday: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

How on earth do we balance the quietness of our hearts with a public call to repentance?

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