Seeds

“Nothing is more practical than finding God."

The high winds earlier this week did a number on my roof, with several shingles now sticking out of the snow at various angles in our back yard. This was the second time our roof showed its age during a wind storm. Fortunately, I knew someone who was able to come and replace the shingles …

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As we continue to reflect upon how to read the Scriptures, one obvious observation is that the Bible consists of words. Part of the interpretive task is to decide what specific words mean. That’s complicated by the fact that the same word can have different meanings, depending on the context. Examples in the English language would …

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“You have forsaken your first love.” This is the Lord’s surprising indictment against the Ephesian church in one of yesterday’s lectionary readings (Revelation 2:1-7) First Jesus lists a number of things the things church is doing well. The church in Ephesus is working hard and with perseverance. It doesn’t put up with wicked people, those …

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