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Mark 1:9-15 I can remember, as a teenager, contemplating this gospel lesson and being a little confused. It says, After Jesus came out of the temptations in the wilderness, he came to Galilee, “proclaiming the gospel of God.” … Continue reading
Yes, I have fallen off the edge of the earth…but I finally made my way back to this blog. It’s not like I haven’t been busy. Long story short – about two weeks ago I released the … Continue reading
2 Cor. 1:17-21 My first title for today’s blog was – Do This and Don’t Do That – but I decided it would go against what the apostle Paul taught was the way God operates. It also reinforces the … Continue reading
Mark 1:1-9 I think I have figured out why John the Baptist was such a radical person. Think about it. Who were his parents? Elizabeth and Zechariah. Zechariah was a priest, and it’s a lot of pressure, to be … Continue reading
Agapē-love is a choice we make. We make it because we admire and respect a person, and thereby become self-denying in our devotion to him or her. This is often the basis of the … Continue reading
Changing one word in the New Testament could help the church reform itself and redefine its mission. But will anyone listen? Late in the twentieth century, popular study Bibles began suggesting the beloved concept … Continue reading
Matt. 22:34-46 Circumstances in my early days of ministry led me to write a book of prayers based on the sermons of Martin Luther. I’d been a Lutheran for fifty-five years, but by reading his sermons and writing these … Continue reading
1 Cor. 7:36-38 So, does the apostle Paul say anything about premarital sex? I think he addresses a specific component of it in the seventh chapter to the Corinthians. However, one cannot make wide generalizations about what he … Continue reading
It’s been a while since I’ve posted – not because I’m not working but because I’m working on what I think is a more accurate translation of the apostle Paul’s letters. Why the heck am I doing that? I … Continue reading