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“Do Not be Afraid”

4th Sunday of Advent: 2 Samuel 7:1–5, 8b-12, 14a-16 Romans 16:25–27 Luke 1:26–38 (Advent?? This post is late.) 4th Sunday of Advent, 2017 By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas December 24, 2017 Good! Now try to imagine yourself describing the scene … Continue reading

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Firebase Earth

We are involved in a war which was raging when the current event, which we call the universe, began its existence. This war’s origins are in a place where space and time are not, and many of its soldiers are … Continue reading

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Gabriel, Joseph, and Mary

Monday’s Gospel reading, Luke 1:26–38, is a repeat from December 8. It starts with: “10 In the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, “to a virgin betrothed to a man … Continue reading

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God, Angels, and Belshazzar

I don’t know why encounters with angels,1 and God, aren’t all alike. Sometimes, like Abraham’s meeting with the Almighty and two angels, described in Genesis 18:2, or Habakkuk’s getting airlifted in Daniel 14:33–37, it’s apparently much like meeting another human. … Continue reading

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