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Smelling Like a Rose

Smelling Like a Rose

Psalm 51:1-12

King David messed up big time. His life stinks, and he knows it.

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God’s Portolan

God’s Portolan

John 3:14-21

God gave us a map that leads away from danger and guides us toward eternal life.

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Liar, Liar

Liar, Liar

Exodus 20:1-17

Lying isn’t always a bad thing, is it?

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The Pretend Problem

The Pretend Problem

Mark 8:31-38

According to Jesus, we have two choices. Neither one of them is appealing.

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Why We Sing Sad Songs

Why We Sing Sad Songs

Psalm 25:1-10

None of us wants to be sad, so why do we enjoy art that makes us feel sad? Sorrowful songs can strengthen our connections, in bad times and in good.

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Visible Mending

Visible Mending

2 Kings 2:1-12

Patching up loss and disappointment can make a life that is not simply bearable, but beautiful.

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Godsmacked

Godsmacked

Isaiah 40:21-31

God’s wrath is always tempered by God’s mercy.

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Recipe for Divinity

Recipe for Divinity

1 Corinthians 8:1-13

Food will not bring us close to God. Something else will, and it’s not the confection described as “a taste of heaven.”

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Wayfinding with Jesus

Wayfinding with Jesus

Mark 1:14-20

Love, justice, healing and hope are landmarks that will help us find our destination — and understand the journey.

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Eli’s Gift

Eli’s Gift

1 Samuel 3:1-10, (11-20)

God’s call is not always spectacular. Sometimes we need to let the silence speak.

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The Codex Sassoon

The Codex Sassoon

Genesis 1:1-5

$38 million for a Bible? How much is your Bible worth?

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A Word from the Wise

A Word from the Wise

Luke 2:22-40

A baby inspires Simeon and Anna to do something that sounds familiar on New Year’s Eve: they look forward. But for them, it’s a future world their eyes will never see.

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Mary Didn’t Know

Mary Didn’t Know

Luke 1:26-38

When Gabriel gave a teenage Mary the heads-up about her pregnancy, she could not have possibly known what to expect in the next nine months — or the rest of her life.

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A Wonder-Filled Life

A Wonder-Filled Life

Luke 2:1-14 (15-20)

Special Christmas Eve Installment

Do we have a guardian angel protecting us? Or an angel investor backing us on our Christian journey? The answer might surprise you.

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Wish You Well

Wish You Well

1 Thessalonians 5:16-24

What is the one thing without which Christmas cannot happen? A court case reminds us that it shouldn’t be so hard for Christians to do what Christians do.

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What Sort of Person Should We Be?

What Sort of Person Should We Be?

2 Peter 3:8-15a

Sometimes we need to change the channel on our behavior, and it can lead to a change of mind.

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Garbology and God

Garbology and God

Isaiah 64:1-9

In God’s eyes we are never garbage, no matter how much of a mess we’ve made. We can always be cleansed, always be redeemed.

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Whose Harvest?

Whose Harvest?

Matthew 25:31-46

The harvest belongs to God, and it’s a harvest of love.

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Take a Chance

Take a Chance

Matthew 25:14-30

Can a spectacular failure be a sign of success?

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Instant Karma

Instant Karma

Matthew 25:1-13

No one likes to be publicly embarrassed. Will God call us out if we’re caught napping?

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No Faking It with God

No Faking It with God

Matthew 23:1-12

Christians speak the truth, treat others fairly and succeed through service to others.

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May It Please the Court

May It Please the Court

Matthew 22:34-46

Would the greatest commandment survive a court challenge?

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Cursive on the Coin

Cursive on the Coin

Matthew 22:15-22

Important messages come to us from the past. But to understand them, we must be able to read them.

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Paul’s Code 1 Response

Paul’s Code 1 Response

Philippians 4:1-9

Paul shows us how charity, clarity and collaboration might be just the thing for irreconcilable differences.

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ChatGOD

ChatGOD

Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20

Artificial intelligence isn’t needed to know what the Highest Intelligence expects of us.

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