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“I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake, and remembers your sins no more. Isaiah 43:25 When it came to taking punishment as a kid, I was kind of a tough…

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.  John 1:14 I’ve always been…

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. Proverbs 13:12 String of mostly-working lights in place? Check. Roughly perpendicular to the floor? Check. Toy train, rapidly consuming AA batteries,…

Restore us, O Lord God of hosts; Let your face shine, that we may be saved. Psalm 80:19   Restore us, O Lord God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved…

Turn again, O God of hosts; look down from heaven, and see; have regard for this vine, the stock that your right hand planted. Psalm 80:14-15 Advent is the season of preparation where we tell…

Jesus said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their…

“When Jesus came to the place, he looked up and said to him, “Zacchaeus, hurry and come down; for I must stay at your house today.”” Luke 19:5 A Purely Imagined Long Lost Letter If…

Jesus, once more deeply moved, came to the tomb. John 11:38 Yesterday, the latest in a wave of vehicle-based terror attacks played out on a bike path in Manhattan. 8 persons were mowed down during their…

Jesus began to speak first to his disciples, saying: “Be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made…