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Lent 5 C Give Up Being a Good Christian for Lent

The lessons for the Fifth  Sunday of Lent are: Old Testament      Isaiah 43:16–21 Psalm                    Psalm 126 New Testament     Philippians 3:4b–14 Gospel                   John 12:1–8 Today we delve deeply into the mystery of Lent, the mystery of the … Continue reading

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Pentecost 18a: Are You Talking About Us Jesus?

The Gospel reading for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost is Matthew 21:33-26.   Jesus has entered Jerusalem as the humble, Suffering Servant Messiah that he is. Some, who Jesus likens to infants and nursing babies, hail him rightly as the … Continue reading

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Immanuel Kant, and Why I Will Not Watch the Super Bowl

Tomorrow all the world will tune into a gladiatorial contest. We fancy ourselves more civilized than the ancient Romans, but college and professional football are popular because of the hits. And each year the hits get harder as the linemen … Continue reading

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