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A Miracle in the Making

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A wave of Palestinian-Israeli bloodshed has swept through Jerusalem these past few weeks. Each side blamed the other for inciting and escalating the violence that has been characterized by seemingly random stabbings carried out by young Palestinians with no apparent affiliation to militant groups. The stabbings have been met with swift and lethal response from […]

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Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost 2015

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Hebrew scripture: Job 42:1-6, 10-17 Then Job answered the LORD: “I know that you can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted. `Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?’ Therefore I have uttered what I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know. `Hear, and […]

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Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost 2015

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Hebrew Scripture: Job 38:1-7, (34-41) Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind: “Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? Gird up your loins like a man, 
I will question you, and you shall declare to me. “Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you […]

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Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost 2015

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Hebrew Bible: Job 23:1-9, 16-17 Then Job answered: “Today also my complaint is bitter; his hand is heavy despite my groaning. Oh, that I knew where I might find him, that I might come even to his dwelling! I would lay my case before him, and fill my mouth with arguments. I would learn what he […]