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A Knock at Midnight

Luke 11:5-8 (King James Version) And he said unto them, “Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go unto him at midnight, and say unto him, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves; for a friend of mine in his … Continue reading

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Like a Child: Tantrums

[Transcript of a sermon delivered July 17, 2016, at Plantation United Methodist Church] Matthew 18:23-30 (New Revised Standard Version) “For this reason the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his slaves. When … Continue reading

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Parting Words

[This post is a transcript of my final sermon at Aldersgate UMC, delivered June 4/5, 2016.] Philippians 2:5-8 (New International Version) In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, … Continue reading

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Word!

John 1:1-5, 14 (New Revised Standard Version) In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through him, and without … Continue reading

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Someone Ought To Do Something

Micah 3:9-11 (New Living Translation) Listen to me, you leaders of Israel! You hate justice and twist all that is right. You are building Jerusalem on a foundation of murder and corruption. You rulers make decisions based on bribes; you … Continue reading

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Jonah’s Time-Out is Over

Jonah 2:7-10 (New Living Translation) As my life was slipping away, I remembered the Lord. And my earnest prayer went out to you in your holy Temple. Those who worship false gods turn their backs on all God’s mercies. But … Continue reading

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