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Blogging Towards Sunday, September 27, 2015

Mark 9:30-50 The key phrase of the periocope (section of the gospel) is verse 35 “Whoever what to be first must be last of all and servant (or slave) of … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 20, 2015

Mark 9:14-32 Some religious traditions distinguish between saints (those who obey God’s will), and sinners (who disobey). Others set apart saints as super-holy sorts of superhero people. The latter would … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 13, 2015

Mark 9:1-13 What is a revelation? How do we know what is from God? Today’s scripture is just such an experience: a theophany (theologese for an experience of the divine). It’s like … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 6, 2015

Mark 8:27-9:1 This scripture is the heart of the gospel. It is the paradoxical good news of Jesus Christ. And yet it’s perhaps the hardest word to understand. Last week’s … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · Leave a comment