If it's in the first verse of Romans 5, it must be important to Paul.
June 16, 2017
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June 9, 2017
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On a Sunday when John the Baptist's call for repentance roars in our ears, we need reminders of the precedence of gift, the prevenience of grace. For John's sermonic cry to "prepare the way of the Lord" can seem all task and no gift. It calls out the Pelagian in all of us, the voluntarist who wants to build the kingdom. Careless hearing leads us to imagine that if we "make his paths straight," he will come.
November 29, 2010
On this second Sunday of Advent, perhaps the paraments should be red rather than blue or purple....
November 23, 2010
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