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February 17, 2016

Volume 133, Issue #4


March 6, Fourth Sunday in Lent: Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32

It has become almost a cliché for preachers to focus on the older brother of the Prodigal Son. Too often, not even our churches let us be the fallen brother who desperately wants to come home.

Third Sunday in Lent: Isaiah 55:1-9; Luke 13:1-9

We don’t talk about idolatry much anymore, despite the caution against it in everything from the Ten Commandments to the New Testament epistles. This is ironic, because idolatry flourishes in our culture.

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