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Entries from August 2011

In heaven as it is on earth

August 29th, 2011 by isaac · No Comments

An bit from my sermon a couple weeks ago: When we usually talk about the relationship between heaven and earth, we talk about how God will transform earth into heaven. After all, Jesus taught us to pray the Father, saying, “thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” But, here, in Matthew […]

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To hell

August 7th, 2011 by isaac · 2 Comments

Here’s a short reflection on hell—or, I should say, against hell. When we confess in the Apostles’ Creed that Jesus went to the dead, we proclaim that the agony of hell is not foreign territory for God, that the Holy Spirit does not abandon the abandoned and that Jesus Christ is a companion to the […]

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