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Month: November 2014

Advent Gets Us Ready.

One of the Gospel lessons for Advent is Jesus riding into Jerusalem on a donkey from Matthew 21 and 22..  Sometimes we call that the triumphal entry.  In his preaching on the first Sunday in Advent, Luther emphasizes over and...

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The Real Reason For Thanksgiving

So we celebrate Thanksgiving because some politicians thought they would tip their hats to the Almighty, and made it up by fiat.  We could say that the holiday is the fulfillment of the first Article demand that because of all...

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The Myth of Thanksgiving

 I have spent  a lot of time thinking about Thanksgiving this week.  We have church at Trinity at 5:30 on Wednesday night and 7 PM at Zion.  Thanksgiving services were poorly attended so we went to Thanksgiving Eve services to...

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