Monthly Archives: July 2019

When You Pray

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. Prayer is a necessity and a mystery. I believe after reading the Gospels, and reflecting on the examples of Jesus, Paul, Stephen, Peter that prayer is an essential mark of  the people of God.   The earliest Christian … Continue reading

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Welcoming Jesus!

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. Jesus on his final pilgrimage to Jerusalem (9:51) does several things that indicate for Luke, Jesus is entering the final stage of earthly pilgrimage. Luke’s words are cryptic, “When the days drew near for (Jesus) to be taken … Continue reading

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An Antidote to Hate

Donald R.  Elly,  M. Div. Hate is, I believe, the world’s worst four letter word.  Looking it up in the dictionary I found this definition:  “to feel intense dislike, or extreme aversion or hostility.” When we truly hate someone or something, we usually want to avoid the … Continue reading

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Packing for Life on the Road (With Jesus)

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. Alyce McKenize, well known preacher, really set the scene for me as I read Luke’s account of Jesus’ instructions to those sent ahead of him to every town and place where he himself intended to go.  Listen carefully … Continue reading

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