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Cotton Patch Version of Acts Text for this Sunday

I try to check Clarence Jordan’s Cotton Patch Gospel (Smyth & Helwys)version ever so often to get a different perspective on the text.  It is always refreshing.  Below is the Acts 8:26-40 text for this Sunday: 26.  Now a messenger of the Lord said to Phil, “Get ready and go south along the road that goes […]

Overview of Scripture for this Sunday, Easter 5B

Acts 8:26-40 It is hard for me to imagine the Ethiopian eunuch without thinking of a few eunuch scenes in Mel Brooks’ History of the World Part 1. One doesn’t just run into eunuchs these days, but they were a part of life in Philip’s time. The one Philip met on the road was no […]