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No Obstacles to Salvation Here - Lectionary Reflection for Pentecost 4B (2 Corinthians 6)

  Paul - Rembrandt 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 New Revised Standard Version 6  As we work together with him, we urge you also not to accept the grace of God in vain.  2  For he says, “At an acceptable time I have listened to you,     and on a day of salvation I have helped you.” See, now is the acceptable time; see, now is the day of salvation!  3  We are putting no obstacle in anyone’s way, so that no fault may be found with our ministry,  4  but as servants of God we have commended ourselves in every way: through great endurance, in afflictions, hardships, calamities,  5  beatings, imprisonments, riots, labors, sleepless nights, hunger;  6  by purity, knowledge, patience, kindness, holiness of spirit, genuine love,  7  truthful speech, and the power of God; with the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and for the left;  8  in honor and dishonor, in ill repute and good repute. We are treated as impostors, and yet are true;  9  as unknown, and yet are well known; as dying, and

Embracing Love (Nathan Albert) -- Review

Do the Math - Lectionary Reflection for Pentecost 16C

50 Ways to Help Save the Earth. Revised Edition. (Rebecca Barnes) - Review

Are real cross-party political conversations possible? (Revisited from 2012)

Study Guide for David Gushee's Changing our Mind!

Justification -- Sightings (Martin Marty)

Endangered Gospel (John Nugent) -- A Review

Where Do I Sit? - Lectionary Reflection for Pentecost 15A

Kingdom Ethics (2nd edition) - David Gushee and Glen Stassen - A Review

Go and Do the Same: Make Room - A Sermon

The Millstone of Student Loans

Destroyer of the Gods (Larry Hurtado) -- A Review

Success and Truth in Religion - Sightings (Martin Marty)

A Timely Work - Lectionary Reflection for Pentecost 14C

What Use is God?

May God’s Face Shine Upon Us - Sermon for Pentecost 13C

Public Transit in Metro Detroit

History-less Judgments - Sightings (Martin Marty)

Going Creedless

Choosing Sides - Lectionary Reflection for Pentecost 13C

Loss of the Theological Middle

Taking the Right Path - Sermon for Pentecost 12 C

Extremism: A 21st Century Ideology

Newsworthy (Chris Altrock) -- Review

The Mormon Moment and Others - Sightings (Martin Marty)

On the Alert - Lectionary Reflection for Pentecost 12C

The Riddle of Life (J.H. Bavinck) -- A Review