Tag Archives: lent

We Do What We Can and Let God Take Care of the Rest

“Can I just close the book on this day now? I got to sleep in this morning. Then I worshiped at St Paul’s and got to hear the holy most Dr. John Kinney preach. I got to say “Hi” to … Continue reading

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Are We There Yet?

Note: I was scheduled to preach at the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Wednesday, March 6.  Unfortunately, snow got in the way and classes were canceled. This is the sermon I had prepared for that day.   I thought I would … Continue reading

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Freedom From Expectations

I am giving up expectations for Lent. Lent means something very personal for me.  Lent means for me the possibility of deepening my relationship with God as I reflect on the sacrifice that God made in the sacrifice of Jesus … Continue reading

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A Prodigal Daughter?

21Then the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you; I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’ Sunday’s lectionary scripture is about the Prodigal Son. (Luke 15:11b-32) I imagine this scripture has … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

“Because you are precious in my sight, and honored, and I love you, I give people in return for you, nations in exchange for your life.” – Isaiah 43:4 So, “Who am I”? As we journey through Lent, that question … Continue reading

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Peace in the cemetery and the wilderness

I went to the library today to do some reading and writing as I prepare to preach on Lent this weekend.   In the “quiet study area” section, there was a woman who decided to use her cell phone and … Continue reading

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