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The T-Word Part 4.5: Who’s Testing Whom?

Exodus 17:1-7 is a famous lowlight for the people of Israel, that ends with them being chastised for putting God to the test. But as I listened to that reading in church today, I wondered who was really testing whom. We touched … Continue reading

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Son of Joseph, Part 1: Bread

Give us this bread forever. We Anglicans say that phrase regularly, as part of Eucharistic Prayer No. 4  in the Book of Alternative Services, and probably don’t give its origins much thought. We think of it as the grateful, humble … Continue reading

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Manna Constant Morrow

Give us this day our daily bread. I say that phrase, and the ones that normally precede and succeed it in the Lord’s Prayer, pretty much every day – often more than once per day. But it occurred to me lately … Continue reading

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