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Does God Make People Sick in Order to Be Glorified? (Why Greek Matters Part 14)

In John 9, upon passing a man who had been born blind, Jesus’ disciples ask him a question, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus’ answer, according to the NRSV is: “Neither this man … Continue reading

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Prayers for Revival – Healing

Inspired by Isaiah 35 – O God, who causes the wilderness and the dry land to rejoice, and whose very presence makes the desert blossom and burst into song: let that same power for the restoration of life overflow with … Continue reading

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Two Short Prayers for Lent

J.M.W. Turner, Throwing Overboard the Dying and the Dead Holy God, our lives are laid open before you; rescue us from the chaos of sin and through the death of your Son bring us healing and make us whole in … Continue reading

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The Person and History of the Holy Spirit Part 1: The Holy Spirit in Context

In seeking to develop a spirituality that corresponds to the resurrection of Jesus, one that avoids the gnostic and schizoid tendencies of spiritualities that split life in two and quench its vitality, we will take some time to discuss the … Continue reading

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