Monthly Archives: November 2010

A Daring Rescue

In which the brave disciples attempt a daring rescue of their Master When Jesus’ followers saw what was going to happen, they said, “Lord, should we strike with our swords?” And one of them struck the servant of the high priest, … Continue reading

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No Sides in the Universe?

Recently I responded to an online friend by saying that her dabbling in spiritual matters (she considers herself a medium) is dangerous, and that in the current state of spiritual warfare in the world, she ought to consider signing up … Continue reading

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Wastefulness

When Mary broke the perfume jar on the feet of Jesus, the response was swift: “Why wasn’t this perfume sold,” Judas asked, “and the money given to the poor? It was worth a year’s wages.” (John 12:4-5) This (as most things … Continue reading

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A Bigger Rock

How completely inappropriate is Jesus’ answer to the wealthy young man who asks him — begs him, really — for the answer to his eternal destiny: As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell … Continue reading

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