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Of What Does Your Life Consist?

Of what does your life consist? Sounds like a strange question, doesn’t it? But I was reminded of it while reading Jesus’ words to a crowd in Luke’s gospel today: “Take care! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions” (Luke 12:15). I […]

Provoke to Love and Good Deeds?

Have you ever provoked someone? Has anyone ever provoked you? Do you think of provocation as a good thing or a bad thing? Maybe it’s just me, but I’ve tended to think of provocation as a bad thing. I even looked up the definition of the word “provoke” and found, “stimulate or incite (someone) to […]

Jesus the Trailblazer

Yesterday, in my sermon, I talked about the imagery of Jesus as pioneer (as found in Hebrews 2:10). And I suggested that maybe a better translation would be Jesus as trailblazer (a trailblazer being defined as “a person who makes a new track through wild country.”) Today, I am curious. Maybe you heard the sermon; […]