Monthly Archives: March 2015

Between Two Parades

A Reflection by Donald R. Elly, M.Div. Mark’s Gospel begins this week we know as Holy with a Parade of exultation and praise.  All the trappings of Kingly enthronement are displayed, but given a profoundly different meaning.  Instead of oppressive … Continue reading

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 Seeing Jesus

A Reflection by Donald R. Elly, M. Div. “We would see Jesus” is one of the most famous lines in the Gospel of John. It has been the topic of sermons because it expresses in four words our deepest need … Continue reading

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Come to the Light!

A Reflection by Donald R. Elly, M. Div. Trudging through the Wilderness, detouring around Edom on the way to the Red Sea, the People of Israel become impatient.  Grumbling against God and Moses the people say, “Why have you brought us out … Continue reading

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Zeal for Home

A Reflection by Donald R. Elly, M. Div.  “Stop making my Father’s house a marketplace!”  His disciples remembered that it is written, “Zeal for your house will consume.”  These words of Jesus shared by the writer of John’s Gospel and the words the disciples recalled … Continue reading

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