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“Look! Here Is Water” – A Sermon about God’s Inclusivity with a Surprise Ending

The pivotal moment in today’s Scripture story is when the Ethiopian Official says to Philip, “Look! Here is water! What can stand in the way of my being baptized?” That’s why Philip was there in the first place. But he … Continue reading

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POSTCARDS FROM A JOURNEY THROUGH THE BIBLE – January 2: Cain’s Mark of Grace

January 2: Genesis 3-5; Psalm 2 The Bible starts off with pure awesomeness.  God brings order to chaos as everything that exists is created.  We get to watch as God the artist paints on an infinite canvas, shades of light … Continue reading

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Because I Love Him

The Adoption Blessing I described in Monday’s post got me thinking about how much I have been blessed by adoption.  Especially since the kid I was blessed to adopt turned 21 this week. Twenty -one! He was only three when … Continue reading

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An Adoption Blessing

(If you’re looking for the actual Adoption Blessing, it’s about halfway down the page.  You are welcome to use or adapt it for your congregation.) Although I am still surprised to be a pastor, most of the time I am … Continue reading

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