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Wesley
April 17th, 2024
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by Angela Heath
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After the Silence
April 16th, 2024
After the Silence When the high priest initially asks Jesus to answer the accusations against Him, Jesus remains silent.  In that silence, He beholds the fullness of the moment: Peter hovering in the ...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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The Poser
April 15th, 2024
But he (Peter) said emphatically, “If I must die with you, I will not deny you.” And they all said the same…But he (Peter) began to invoke a curse on himself and to swear, “I do not know this man of w...  Read More
by Don Caulley
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Peter Denies Jesus
April 14th, 2024
Peter Denies Jesus In preparation for (or reflection on) today's sermon from Mark 14:51-72, you may wish to listen to the musical score for the scene "Peter Denies Jesus" from the movie, The Passion o...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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In the Silence
April 13th, 2024
In the Silence In this week's passage from the gospel of Mark (14:53-72), Jesus appears before the Sanhedrin, the high priest, the chief priests, the elders, and teachers of the law.  Let's think back...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Sonnet for Peter
April 12th, 2024
A Sonnet for St. Peter Malcolm Guite is a former priest and Chaplain of Girton College Cambridge.  He pens books and poetry and shares from his vast and interesting library.  He often writes for Rabbi...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Abandoned
April 11th, 2024
Abandoned In preparation for the sermon (April 14), read the text of Mark 14:51-72 (ESV) and ask God to show you: What is important in this passage?  What is important to Peter? What is important to t...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Dead Asleep
April 10th, 2024
Dead Asleep When we use the phrase "dead asleep" describing a deep slumber, we conjure the similarities between sleep and death - whether we realize it or not.  Poets and painters through the centurie...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Mountains and Valleys
April 9th, 2024
Mountains and Valleys We quite frequently use mountain and valley language in Christianity - primarily because the Bible is chock full of literal and mountains (Mount Sinai, the Mount of Olives) and v...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Betrayed
April 8th, 2024
And when he (Judas) came, he went up to him (Jesus) at once and said, “Rabbi!” And he kissed him. And they laid hands on him (Jesus) and seized him (Jesus).  Mark 14:45-46 (ESV)I remember when I used ...  Read More
by Don Caulley
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Stay With Me
April 7th, 2024
Stay With Me As you reflect on the text of Mark 14: 32-50, you may wish to listen to this prayer.  How does the tone and movement of the hymn reflect the scene in Gethsemane?  Stay with me.Remain here...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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Agony in the Garden
April 6th, 2024
Agony in the Garden In reading over the passage for this week's sermon (Mark 14: 32-50), I was struck by how many details I often overlook because I am "familiar" with the story.  Knowing the story of...  Read More
by Angela Heath
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