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Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

Walter Brueggemann’s 19 Theses

Lots of people are talking about these theses again. They are worth another look. MP3s of the original lecture are available at http://soupiset.typepad.com/soupablog/Brueggemann_19_Theses.html 1. Everybody lives by a script. The script may be implicit or explicit. It may be recognized or unrecognized, but everybody has a script. 2. We get scripted. All of us get…

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Prayer of St. Patrick

Prayer for the FaithfulMay the Strength of God guide us.May the Power of God preserve us.May the Wisdom of God instruct us.May the Hand of God protect us.May the Way of God direct us.May the Shield of God defend us.May the Angels of God guard us.– Against the snares of the evil one. May Christ…

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Thirsty for Wine

John 2:1-11. According to the gospel of John the first miracle of Jesus was to change water into wine. I have often wondered why this would be the first miracle Jesus would choose to perform. Why would he not heal someone or raise someone from the dead? Wouldn’t calming a storm be a more fitting…

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Those Who Have Not Seen

Sometimes I wish that I could see a miracle that would once and for all show me that God is truly involved with our day-to-day lives. If I could have just seen Jesus walk on water or feed 5000, if I could see an undeniable miracle of God today, then I know I would be…

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Smell the Color Nine

Lyrics and Music by Chris Rice ‘Cause I can sniff, I can seeAnd I can count up pretty highBut these faculties aren’t getting meAny closer to the skyBut my heart of faith keeps poundingSo I know I’m doing fine,But sometimes finding You,Is just like trying to,Smell the color nine. We live in this very physical…

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