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The Kingdom of Heaven (part four)

August 6th, 2015|Five|Comments Off on The Kingdom of Heaven (part four)

Week 58 | Sections 64 h,i,j,k

No doubt you’re presently on some kind of quest – searching or yearning for something. Perhaps its for something material, an adventure, or a better job; or perhaps its for something more significant such as a companion, love, forgiveness – but whatever kind of treasure you’ve been giving it your all, or day and night its been consuming your thoughts. In this age Jesus’ words are as poignant as the shovel with which one man hid in a field. Where is […]

The Kingdom of Heaven – part two

July 16th, 2015|Five|Comments Off on The Kingdom of Heaven – part two

Week 56 | Sections 64c,d,e

Last week we introduced this series of parables about the Kingdom of Heaven which Jesus told his disciples over the course of a very long day (section 61-65). In part two we learn with the disciples a bit more about the end of times, the perseverance, pains, and perils along the journey.

Scripture:

Section 64c | Mark 4:26-29
26 He said, “God’s Kingdom is as if a man should cast seed on the earth, 27  and […]

Behold, the Lamb of God

September 21st, 2014|Two|Comments Off on Behold, the Lamb of God

Week 17 | Section 26, 27

Word of John the Baptist’s ministry reached Jerusalem and concerned enough of the Jews there that they sent the a cadre of priests and scholars to investigate. Was he Elijah? The Prophet? or the Messiah? Why was John baptizing folks? In humility, John replied, I am “a voice” and I my role is to “make straight the way of the Lord”. These were familiar words to such learned Jews […]

Becoming Strong in Spirit

July 13th, 2014|One|Comments Off on Becoming Strong in Spirit

Week 7 | Section 8a,b,c

How delighted Elizabeth and Zechariah must have been when their son was born, not only for the joy of having a child but because of their confidence of what he would be. Indeed, that is the pivotal word in our reading today – ‘be’. Our actions are tied to our being, and our being to the purposes of God. Most certainly Elizabeth and Zechariah were familiar with the saying, “raise […]