Month: April 2014

Lent Reflections on Bible Prayers 6 – Jesus

Lent Reflections on Bible Prayers 6 – Jesus

Luke 23:32-34 Forgiveness is hard.  It is a little easier when the other person is ‘caught;’ or sorry; or we feel strong; or have been vindicated; are confident they will get their comeuppance. Jesus is being executed as one of the basest criminals by the legal authorities; He is physically exhausted and in excruciating pain;…

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Lent Reflections on Bible Prayers 5 – Two People

Lent Reflections on Bible Prayers 5 – Two People

Luke 18:9-14 There is a theme in this chapter.  It begins with a story about a widow who obtained justice from a hard-hearted judge not because she had power and influence but just because she was persistent.  After today’s story of two men going to pray with very different attitudes, Jesus blesses children who were…

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