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Wednesday of Trinity 11 – Luke 22:14-30

ShareLuke 22:14-30 Personally, I find time a very confusing creation.  I look back to when I bought my first Beatles record in 1974, and it seemed as if the Beatles must have at that date been broken up for an entire generation.  In fact, it had been 4 years.  But now it’s been 35 years […]

September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Tuesday of Trinity – 11 Luke 22:1-13

ShareLuke 22:1-13 It feels strange to approach so close to Easter while still in summer!  Now that Jesus has commanded the disciples to make the Passover ready, I can smell Holy Week in this passage, for there is an indescribable and terrible feeling of holiness I feel whenever Holy Week is here. And why shouldn’t […]

September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Monday of Trinity 11 – Luke 21:20-38

ShareLuke 21:20-38 I’ll admit it.  This is a difficult passage to meditate on.  Difficult because we are immediately faced with the difficulty of having to apply such a passage that has eschatological (pertaining to the “Last Things”) implications. I would like to continue Saturday’s perspective, which requires us to avoid twin errors: first, that the […]

September 5, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of Trinity 10 – Luke 21:5-19

Share Luke 21:5-19 “They will lay their hands on you and persecute you.”  This is what Jesus promises to His disciples will happen to them.  If you’re like me, you probably think about this how this passage might apply to you in terms of hypotheticals.  “Some day, when things have gotten bad enough, I too may […]

September 3, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Friday of Trinity 10 – Luke 20:41-21:4

ShareLuke 20:41-21:4 WYSIWYG. “What You See Is What You Get.”  It was a revolutionary principle years ago when Apple came out with an operating system that worked under the principle of WYSIWYG.  Eventually, Apple forced Microsoft to become better and adopt this principle of computer graphics instead of the nerdy and Herculean system known as […]

September 2, 2011 | 0 Comments More