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On the Move

March 12th, 2015 · Comments Off on On the Move · Faith and the City

Aslan is on the move. The Witch’s magic is weakening… All around them, though out of sight, there were streams chattering, bubbling, splashing and even (in the distance) roaring. And his heart gave a great leap (though he hardly knew why) when he realized that the frost was over.             –C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the […]

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How Do You Pray?

September 15th, 2010 · 40 Comments · Sharp Prayers

How do you do it–the whole prayer thing? Do you get down on your knees?  Do you lie in bed and stare at the ceiling?  Do you murmur a petition as the 6 Train roars into Grand Central (surely only God can hear those!)?  My mother used to say that she would pray at stoplights–quick […]

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How Do I Know What God Wants Me to Do?

February 22nd, 2010 · 5 Comments · Sermon Bin

“How Do I Know What God Wants Me to Do?” Luke 4: 1-13 First Sunday in Lent February 21, 2010 Luke 4:1 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, 2 where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing […]

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