A few reflections on this reading from Romans
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A few reflections on this passage from Matthew
God wants God's people to be free.
Sometimes we can sing in perfected harmony, but there is still something disturbing about our song.
But that doesn't necessarily mean the sacraments belong there.
This passage from Paul is one that has been used to inflict pain upon LGBTQ people.
Perhaps this verse has been lifted out of its context by design.
Isaac has a voice.
Romans 6:3 is strange. A lot of pastors have it memorized.
I fear we may reject the justification metaphor too quickly and understand it too shallowly.
Let’s not pretend that God hid secret Jesus messages in the Hebrew Bible like Easter eggs.
We might add to Paul's list gifts for offering comfort, or explaining new guidelines, or displaying ease with technology.
It’s one thing to suffer in the context of doing something bad, but suffering while doing good?
I think the women at the prison where I preach know what the psalmist knew.
Two people have an experience of awakening after talking to a stranger.