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Entries from February 2007

“…he suffered…”: a sermon for Lent

February 25th, 2007 by isaac · 8 Comments

Another Sunday, another sermon. I think this one flopped. I’m not sure I communicated very well. Oh well. ———————————————————————————————————- Title: “…he suffered…” Date: 2/25/07 Texts: Luke 4:1-12; Deut. 26:1-11 How human was Jesus? And when we say that Jesus was or is human, what are we saying? What does it mean to be human? Soren […]

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Praying Isaiah 58

February 24th, 2007 by isaac · 2 Comments

Prayer is a very important part of our worship services. Every week different people take turns praying for us and with us. At the beginning of the service we have a congregational prayer that reflects on our lectionary passages and the world around us. Later in the service we have a time for individuals to […]

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Against Piety: a sermon for Ash Wednesday

February 21st, 2007 by isaac · 3 Comments

We had our Ash Wednesday service this evening. Below is the short sermon I prepared, but did not preach. For some reason I decided not to preach it as I sat there listening to the passages read during the service. But I thought I’d post it nonetheless. I mean, what else am I going to […]

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“Jesus comes as one unknown”– Albert Schweitzer on Luke 5

February 3rd, 2007 by isaac · 9 Comments

I’m finishing up my sermon for tomorrow and a quote flashed through my head—something I read a while ago. It’s from the end of Albert Schweitzer’s masterpiece on the historical Jesus. It’s a poetic and existential exegesis of our lectionary passage for tomorrow: Luke 5:1-11. He comes to us as One unknown, without a name, […]

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