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The Greatest Sermon Ever, Week 3 // The Rev. Magrey deVega // Jan. 24, 2021
Jesus calls out those who flaunt their charity and their piety in front of others. They need to be governed by an inner motivation that is right with God, a “hidden holiness” that is sourced from a pure heart. Our external behavior needs to be...
The Greatest Sermon Ever, Week 2 // The Rev. Sally Campbell-Evans // Jan. 17, 2021
These verses contain some of the most unsettling and radical ideas in the entire Sermon on the Mount. Jesus takes Old Testament commandments about murder, adultery, divorce, oath-keeping, and revenge and takes them one step further. It is not enough,...
The Greatest Sermon Ever, Week 1 // The Rev. Magrey deVega // Jan. 10, 2021
Few passages in the gospels are as iconic as the Beatitudes, the opening verses of the Sermon on the Mount. The key, repeating word is “Blessed.”. These are also radical inversions of contemporary wisdom, in which we are unsettled (and even disturbed)...
“It’s a New Year! Thank God!” // The Rev. Magrey deVega // Jan. 3, 2021
As we celebrate the new year, help us grieve all we have lost and left behind in 2020, anticipate the year ahead, and guide us in recommitting our hearts to God.
“Amen, Hallelujah!” // The Rev. Magrey deVega // Dec. 27, 2020
As we draw the year to a close, we also conclude our amazing, year-long journey through the Bible. The book of Revelation reminds us that by looking back and looking forward, we can gain the hope, courage, and resilience to live fully in the present.
Living Christmas, Christmas Eve // The Rev. Magrey deVega // Dec. 24, 2020
Christmas is the incarnation of a paradox—Jesus—fully human and fully divine. Two seemingly incompatible ideas held together in one person. Jesus models a way of being that embraces the tensions and messiness of our lives.
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