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9/16/2020
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256. Learning from the Pelagian Controversy of the 5th Century

9/16/2020

12 Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death came through sin, and so death spread to all because all have sinned— 13 sin was indeed in the world before the law, but...

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9/01/2020
8:00 am UTC
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255. Saint Paul on the grace of all sufficiency

9/01/2020

And God is able to provide you with every blessing in abundance, so that by always having enough of everything, you may share abundantly in every good work. (2 Corinthians 9:8, NRSV)  The Apostle...

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8/16/2020
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254. Paul, Life Reborn in Grace

8/16/2020

3 Now as he was going along and approaching Damascus, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. 4 He fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why do you persecute...

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8/01/2020
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253. Grace: God’s Own Parable

8/01/2020

30 How sick is your heart, says the Lord God, that you did all these things, the deeds of a brazen whore; 31 building your platform at the head of every street, and making your lofty place in...

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7/16/2020
8:00 am UTC
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252. Grace and Sin: Piet Fransen’s Creative Parable

7/16/2020

18 Come now, let us argue it out, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be like snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool. 19 If you are...

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7/01/2020
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251. The Gift of a Rose Redounds to the Good of the Giver

7/01/2020

14 But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads in every place the fragrance that comes from knowing him. 15 For we are the aroma of Christ...

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6/16/2020
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250. ‘Black Lives Matter’: The Walk of Shame and Yeast of Trump

6/16/2020

1 Meanwhile, when the crowd gathered by the thousands, so that they trampled on one another, he began to speak first to his disciples, “Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees, that is, their...

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6/01/2020
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249. Opening the Emperor’s Food Reserve-Depot (私開皇倉放糧)

6/01/2020

If you offer your food to the hungry     and satisfy the needs of the afflicted, then your light shall rise in the darkness     and your gloom be like the noonday. Bronze statue...

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5/16/2020
7:00 am UTC
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248. A Tribute to Frontline COVID-19 Medical Staff

5/16/2020

3 Do not adorn yourselves outwardly by braiding your hair, and by wearing gold ornaments or fine clothing;  4 rather, let your adornment be the inner self with the lasting beauty of a gentle...

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4/25/2020
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247. Easter Bodies and Coronavirus

4/25/2020

24 But Thomas (who was called the Twin), one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. 25 So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless I see...

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