Tag Archives: Moses

Ontogeny Recapitulates Phylogeny

Biology was not my favorite subject in high school. The workings of a microscope frustrated me because I couldn’t close one eye and keep the other open. Dissecting worms and frogs wasn’t particularly enjoyable, either. I don’t honestly remember much, … Continue reading

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Call Me Jonah

God has a way of getting what God wants. Ask Moses. Better yet, ask Jonah. Jonah did everything he could think of to avoid doing as God asked him to do. What did he get for his efforts? He became … Continue reading

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Covenant Without End

I’m guilty of romanticizing fall. When Labor Day rolls around I’m flooded with nostalgia and a sense of excitement. I have an urge to go out and buy new clothes and new shoes. My Facebook feed is flooded with first-day-of-school … Continue reading

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A Pastoral Prayer for the Church of Today

Holy and merciful God, we would raise our voices with the Psalmist to sing your praises. We long to rejoice in you and tell of all the wonderful works you have done. We want to trust in you like Moses … Continue reading

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If Moses Prayed Today

RCL – Year A – Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost – Reformation Sunday – October 26, 2014 Deuteronomy 34:1-12 with Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17 Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 with Psalm 1 and 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 Matthew 22:34-46

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Hearing the Name of God

YHWH The God who just is. If it were only that simple . . . Once upon a time, it was. Time and tradition have convoluted the simplicity of a straight forward revelation. Over the generations vowels have been lost … Continue reading

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Between Idolatry and Rejoicing There is Gratitude

Something odd happened this morning. Odd in a good way. I had prepared a group activity for my usual Wednesday morning group called, “Building Hope.” It turned into more than a simple activity for my patients. It actually went far … Continue reading

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