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[2 Thessalonians 2:15] The Practice of Standing Firm

[2 Thessalonians 2:15] The Practice of Standing Firm

"So then, brothers and sisters, stand firm and hold fast to the traditions that you were taught by us, either by word of mouth or by our letter.: - 2 Thessalonians 2:15 I stood facing into the wind, it's fierceness nearly sweeping me off my feet. It seemed...

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Gentle Jesus, Meek and Mild – Not

Gentle Jesus, Meek and Mild – Not

GENTLE JESUS, MEEK AND MILD - NOT by Hugh Farquhar The Gospel Reading for next Sunday in the Lectionary is John 2:13-22 We can hardly imagine the noise and confusion in the Jerusalem Temple that day: sheep bleating, cows mooing, birds chirping, metal pieces clanging...

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Deny, Take Up, Follow

Deny, Take Up, Follow

DENY, TAKE UP, FOLLOW by Hugh Farquhar  The Lectionary Gospel Reading for next Sunday is Mark 8:31-38. At some point in time, I jotted down in my notebook these words of sarcasm by the essayist, Wilbur Rees, “I would like to buy $3 worth of God, please, not enough to...

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