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Year B Proper 24: Skip to glory

sermon for Sunday, October 21, 2012, Church of the Epiphany, Euclid, Ohio “You do not know what you are asking.” That was Jesus’ first response to James and John’s audacious requests for the places of highest honour in Jesus’ coming … Continue reading

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Year B Proper 24: Sunday sermon spoiler alert

“You do not know what you are asking.” One commentator that I read this week suggested that when James and John asked to sit at the right and the left hand of Jesus when he came into his glory, they … Continue reading

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Lent-check

Matthew 20: 17-28 Jesus predicts his suffering and death – and the disciples’ response still leaves a little something to be desired. They have got past last Sunday’s denial of the whole horrible thing – they can, perhaps by now, bring themselves … Continue reading

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