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Prophets

The Word of the Lord Was Rare in Those Days

January 18, 2015 1Samuel 3:1-20 The word of the Lord was rare in those days; visions were not widespread.  That’s quite a statement.  The word of the Lord was rare in those days; visions were not widespread.  The expectation, of course, of the writer of First Samuel is that that should not have been the […]

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Gospels

The Story No One Wants to Hear

January 11, 2015 Matthew 2:7-18 My guess is that most of us like the wise men quite well.  There’s something about these mysterious guys who see a star, intuit that it means that a new king has been born to the Jews, and then, amazingly, strike out on a journey to Jerusalem to visit with […]