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Craig Keen on all of the lectionary texts from January 14th, 2018

Craig Keen shares with us from the lectionary texts (1 Samuel 3:1–10; Psalm 139:1–6, 13–18; 1 Corinthians 6:12–20; and John 1:43–51), and leads us into the call to become part of the mutilated body of Christ. Here is the manuscript: The four passages that the lectionary tells folks like me to speak on today are…

Isaiah 61:1-11 from December 17, 2017

In this third week of Advent, we look at yet another incredible passage from the book of Isaiah.  We talk about the distance that we sometimes find between the promises we pronounce and the reality we see in the church, and we are challenged to wait with expectancy for the time when the promises will…

Isaiah 64:1-9 from December 3, 2017

On this first Sunday of Advent, we read a prayer from Isaiah proclaiming “O that you would rip open the heavens and come down!” (among other things).  We take a look at what it means to have hope in Christ, a hope that is not lost even in when redemption seems impossible.