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Wow. Another heavy load of Scripture readings for this Sunday in the Revised Common Lectionary. By heavy I mean not so hard to read but difficult to carry all week and deliver on Sunday. Here’s a quick summary: Isaiah 5:1-7–Isaiah shares God’s words about the devastation and destruction coming to Israel (the vineyard) because “he […]
The gospel text for this Sunday is Luke 12:13-21, the Parable of the Rich Fool. 13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.” 14 But he said to him, “Friend, who set me to be a judge or arbitrator over you?” 15 And he said to them, […]
do we really know how to pray?
As I continue to study the text (Good Samaritan parable) for this Sunday, N.T. Wright’s take (Jesus and the Victory of God) on it is as challenging as it is helpful. He sees the parable as Jesus’ way of teaching the lawyer–and Israel–to take a completely new and different view of what it means to be […]
Message Manuscript for “Burdens Carried Here” Galatians 1:1-16 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, July 7, 2019 Jinny and I ran the Firecracker 5K this past week on July 4. Our kids ran in the children’s part of it a long time ago but we had not ever run it. Running a 5K […]
Experiencing Pentecost in our world today
“Mr. Microphone” Isaiah 40:1-11 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Rev. Dr. John Henson Second Sunday of Advent, December 10, 2017 So, how many of you remember that amazing Mr. Microphone commercial? And how many of you bought one? I got one for Christmas one year. I tried that line, “Hey good looking, we […]