Tag Archives: Book of Luke

Waiting in the Midst of Oppression

He has done mighty things with his powerful arm.     He has scattered those who are proud in their deepest thoughts. He has brought down rulers from their thrones.     But he has lifted up people who are not considered important. He … Continue reading

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A Place to Wait

At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in Judea’s hill country.  There she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth…Mary stayed with Elizabeth about three months. Then she returned home. Luke 1:39-40, 56 (New International Reader’s Version) … Continue reading

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Joy To The World

And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were … Continue reading

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Advent 2014: Waiting for The Consolation

And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him. And it was revealed unto him by … Continue reading

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A Vain Pursuit

Don’t wear yourself out trying to get rich;     restrain yourself! Riches disappear in the blink of an eye;     wealth sprouts wings     and flies off into the wild blue yonder Proverbs 23:4-5 (The Message) And he said to them, “Take care, … Continue reading

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“Occupy Until I Come” – A Followup

Now at four weeks old, Occupy Wall Street has garnered plenty of notice: unions are lending their support; “Arab Spring” Egyptian activist Mohammed Ezzeldin spoke at NYC’s Washington Square; veteran activists including Jessie Jackson and Andrew Young are voicing their … Continue reading

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