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Exegetical Exercise (Exodus 3:1-12)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, July 2, is Exodus 3:1-12 – a portion of the text that’s often short-handed as “the call of Moses.” Here’s the text (in Inclusive Bible version), and my notes on it: 1/ Moses was … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday

[A sermon on the Uniform Series text for June 11, which is also Trinity Sunday in the liturgical year.] The text for the morning is Judges 6:11-18, the beginning of the story of Gideon’s call. Gideon lives in the time … Continue reading

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Pentecost

The text this morning (Sunday, June 4, 2017), which is the one we are studying in our class using the Uniform Series texts, is the first in a series of texts that remember God’s history of calling people into the … Continue reading

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Shabbat shalom

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Seventh Sunday of Easter

I blame Jonah. I blame Jonah for this past week having been … unusually uncomfortable. Because … I wanted to enjoy the feeling of being able to point at Jonah and say “what’s wrong with this guy?” I wanted to … Continue reading

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Exegetical Exercise

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, May 21 is Jonah 3 – the aftermath of Jonah’s escapade with the big fish. This is the text: (1) The word of YHWH came to Jonah a second time, saying: (2) “Get up, … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday of Easter

[A sermon on Jonah 2, with references to Acts 9, which was actually in the Revised Common Lectionary for last week … ] So Jonah’s prayer comes from a dark place; Jonah is in a dark place – not just … Continue reading

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