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Lectionary Christianity

11 January 20

One of the troubles with theological geniuses is that they can’t shut up and have the street smarts of a recalcitrant mule. Give Paul — a fully trained Rabbi by the best Rabbi of his generation Gamaliel– and when Christ encounters him he puts scripture together faster than the workmen that Christ had as disciples. […]

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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 […]