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Luke 17:11-19 Most of Jesus’s story about healing the ten lepers is easy to understand. But it’s the last line of the story that has always been confusing for me. Jesus said to the foreigner, “Your faith has made you … Continue reading
Matthew 15:21-28 There aren’t many stories in the Bible that paint Jesus in a less than perfect light. Why would he speak in a demeaning way to the Canaanite woman? It seems so out of the norm for him. But … Continue reading
Luke 18:1-8 Nancy Spiegelberg wrote this poem: Lord, I crawled across the barrenness to you with my empty cup Uncertain…in asking any small drop of refreshment If only I had known you better I’d have come running with a … Continue reading
This post is part of the June topic in Synchroblog about “ordinary courage.” Other participating bloggers will be listed at the end of this blog. I’ve done some stupid things in my life that took courage. I quit a … Continue reading
Luke 7:1-10 Can you imagine a Jew or a Muslim or a Buddhist or a Hindu having more faith/trust in Jesus than the religious elite of Christianity? That would be a slap in the face. The fact is, some modern … Continue reading
This is my contribution to a blogchain that invites bloggers to weigh in on a monthly topic for discussion. This month’s topic asks the question: WHAT IF some or all of the Bible narrative is not necessarily true history, but … Continue reading
Matthew 25:1-13 I saw a bumper sticker that read – “Christ is coming – look busy.” Is this how we will act when Christ comes? Like bridesmaids scrambling to try to look like we are ready? I’ve got a secret to tell … Continue reading