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Bible Study: Epiphany 5 (A) – 2014

February 09, 2014

Isaiah 58:2-9a, (9b-12) God wants something more for us. God calls the prophet to point out the futility of fasting, worship, religion that does not make a difference in the current world. The idea of humbling ourselves is not to call God to pay attention to our posture: “Why do we fast, but you do […]

Bible Study: Proper 23 (C) – 2013

October 14, 2013

Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7 The children of Israel, God’s chosen people have been taken captive and live in exile. God and the prophets warned and foretold, and now it is happening. God will not intervene. That time – that opportunity – has passed. This exile is God’s method of intervention. Hope is not always easy. It […]

Bible Study: Easter 2 (C) – 2013

April 07, 2013

Acts 5:27-32 The chief priests are trying to silence the apostles’ preaching and the growing movement of Christ’s followers. The apostles have suddenly and miraculously been liberated from prison by an angel of God (Acts 5:17-26). Now they stand once again before the priests, who don’t get it. “We gave you strict orders … yet […]

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