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Remember you are dust,
and to dust you shall return.
When the “mä’-gos ” arrived in Jerusalem, they explained to King Herod that they were seeking “the child who has been born king of the Jews.”
It is unfortunate that The Rev. John Henry Hopkins (1820-1891) has so completely shaped the popular imagination about the Christian festival of Epiphany (celebrated on January 6).
Remembrance Day is not about the glorification of war.
JB Philips deserves the prize for greatest book title ever for his 1953 Christian classic, Your God Is Too Small.
I have no idea the origin of this little story.
In preparation for Pentecost this coming Sunday, I looked back thirteen years and revisited a Pentecost sermon I delivered on 8 June 2003.
Every year for Good Friday, I try to craft a short story that might convey to the children present at our service, something of the mystery of this day.
As part of my Holy Week preparation, I subjected myself to viewing again, Mel Gibson’s film “That Passion of the Christ.” It is not a pleasant experience.
Nine years ago, Palm Sunday fell on April 1. On that Sunday, our appointed reading was the same reading we heard in church this morning.