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No Stage for Moses Exodus 12:1-14

No Stage for Moses

Moses wasn’t a performer, but he helped deliver a formative message.


What are the formative institutions of Christianity? The sacrament of the Lord’s supper forms and feeds us as followers of Christ. Its power comes from the Holy Spirit, and it can be trusted in every time and every place. And the Christian community is, according to the apostle Paul, the one body of Christ … and “in the one Spirit we were all baptized into one body” (1 Corinthians 12:13).



For material based on today’s gospel text, see “The Unhackable Key,” September 10, 2017.


Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

What do they have in common?

At first glance, you might think: Nothing. He’s a Republican and she’s a Democrat, on opposite ends of the political spectrum. Recently, the two of them had a Twitter spat about science.

So yes, they have their differences. But consider this: Both are performers.

Cruz hosts a podcast called “Verdict,” which looks ...

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