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July 28, 2009

Volume 126, Issue #15


The manna story (John 6:24-35; Exodus 16:2-4, 9-15; Ephesians 4:1-16)

What is manna? Is it a Hebrew pun on mah hu, or as Everett Fox suggests, “Whaddayacallit”? Is it mountains of sweet insect excrement, as proposed by some scholars, or the stuff of legend?

Ordinary 19B (John 6:35, 41-51; 1 Kings 19:4-8; Ephesians 4:25-5:2)

For decades, my students have failed to grasp the resurrection of the body as an article of faith.

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