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2 January 20.

Abram was ten years past what we would call retirement when he was called to leave Haran and go to another land. He sold up and left. His family and nation was left behind, for he trusted in the promises of God. This faith, ridiculous faith, for Sarai would have been beyond childbearing at that […]

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Lectionary Life

Sunday, August 11 2019

I have little sympathy for Elizeir of Damascus. Perhaps I should, but I have known too many trust fund kids, secure in the knowledge that Mum and / or Dad will bail them out of any troubles, and knowing if they live long enough they will inherit the lot. Under NZ law, new children cannot […]

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Lectionary Life

19 July 19.

Abraham was very rich, but so have many men been. He is not remembered for his wealth: he is remembered for his faith. His descendants did not remain rich: the Egyptians enslaved them. They left Egypt with that they acquired as a punishment against the Pharaoh and their masters, true. But it is not their […]