Monthly Archives: March 2011

Luther on preaching

Luther highly esteemed the place of preaching in the Reformation. At the same time, Luther very much opposed preachers ascending to the pulpit without proper authorization. He was most certainly an advocate of the doctrine of the priesthood of all … Continue reading

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Incivility: Mark DeMoss at Temple Beth Yeshurun

Mark DeMoss is a conservative evangelical Christian Republican from Atlanta who founded the Civility Project: http://www.civilityproject.org. We also got a copy of his book “The Little Book of Wisdom” with chapters such as: • A Matter of Life and Death … Continue reading

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The woman said to him, “Sir, I see that you are a prophet.” John 4:19

I read Professor Lose’s article for devotions this morning, along with John 4 again. Excellent stuff. While Jesus conversation with a Samaritan woman in public is scandalous, and even astonishes the disciples, we must not assume that she is a … Continue reading

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Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. John 4:23

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Just then his disciples came. They were astonished that he was speaking with a woman. John 4:26

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The Samaritan woman said to him, “How is it that you, a Jew, ask a drink of me, a woman of Samaria? ” (Jews do not share things in common with Samaritans.) John 4:9

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Príncipe de la Paz

Prediqué en Príncipe de la Paz Iglesia Luterana esta mañana, para Primers Communión y Confirmación. Luego almorzaron allí. First Communion and Confirnation are a really big deal in family-centered Latino culture. It is a privilege to be a part. Church … Continue reading

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3/27/11 is Lent 3A

And so, he writes also in Romans, appointing for this coming Sunday: Dear Gulf Coast Leaders, March 27, 2011 – Lent 3A Exodus 17:1-7 – Moses brings water out of a rock at Massah and Meribah. Psalm 95 – The … Continue reading

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Now the Lord said to Abram, ‘Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house t o the land that I will show you. I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. Genesis 12

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Pastor Benjamin Navarro of Luz Divina Lutheran Church in Lima, Peru marks a member with Ashes, last Wednesday

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