Tag: doubt

Temples: Jacob’s Altar Call

I quoted a piece of Psalm 146 on the back of the bulletin for you. It uses a title for God that ought to make even the most degenerate of us hopeful: the God of Jacob:   Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord their God. He is the Maker of…

Get In The Boat

“After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. Later that night, he was there alone, and the boat was already a considerable distance from land, buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it. Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake…” -from Matthew 14 We’re working through…

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Live Anew

When Jesus had again crossed over by boat to the other side of the lake, a large crowd gathered round him while he was by the lake. Then one of the synagogue leaders, named Jairus, came, and when he saw Jesus, he fell at his feet. He pleaded earnestly with him, ‘My little daughter is dying. Please come and put…

Come and See

““Nazareth! Can anything good come from there?” Nathanael asked. “Come and see,” said Philip.” -from John 1 In the beginning, the earth then was welter and waste and darkness over the deep and God’s breath hovering over the waters. It was then that the Voice began to speak. God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. God saw…

Temptation

Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” -from Matthew 4 On this date, two thousand and sixty years ago, Julius Caesar was assassinated.…