A Quiet Walk

Shepherd me, O God, beyond my wants,

Matthew 18:21-22: 21 Then Peter came and said to him, ‘Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?’ 22Jesus said to him, ‘Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times. This week’s prayer practice comes from the lectionary readings.  In Matthew, Peter asks Jesus how many …

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For the last several weeks I have been trying to make sense of the tragedy of Newtown Connecticut and all the rest of the massacres before and since Newtown. I am especially confused by America’s fascination with guns and I must admit I don’t understand.  Why do we need to have everyone armed?  I keep thinking …

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Sermon preached at Queen Anne Christian Church, January 13, 2013 Acts 8:14-17    14 Now when the apostles at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had accepted the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them. 15The two went down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit 16(for as yet the Spirit had …

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Revelation 3:20- “Listen! I am standing at the door, knocking; if you hear my voice and open the door; I will come in to you and eat with you and you with me.” For the last four months I have been on an inward journey.  I don’t know where this journey will lead me, although …

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All of us have a God-given purpose The Holy Spirit, Christ, God will not abandon us, we, however can abandon God We are not a people on the edge of death, we are a people leaping into life If we have faith in who we are and who we will become in the name of the Divine, we will succeed …

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A Sermon Offered to Queen Anne Christian Church, Seattle, WA April 22, 2012 Luke 24:36-48 36While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 37They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost.38He said to them, “Why are you frightened, and …

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