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Jesus Returns Home by Bob Thompson

January 28th, 2018

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Jesus intends to be both uncomfortable and unpredictable.  Luke 4:14-30   Emotionally drenched This week has been messing with my emotions. Linda and I are beyond excited about seeing our grandson for the first time when we fly to Honolulu in three days. But our daughter Jeni texted midweek to say she has the flu. […]

Fully God, Fully Kid by Bob Thompson

January 22nd, 2018

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“We do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize.”  (Hebrews 4:15) Luke 2:41-52   My twelfth year I’ve always loved middle schoolers. Teaching 11-12-13-year-olds in Confirmation is one of my favorite parts of my job. I’m not sure I ever connected my love for middle schoolers with my own experience in life […]

Nothing God Can’t Do by Bob Thompson

January 14th, 2018

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The fact that Mary is a nobody from nowhere is why God chooses her. Luke 1:26-38   Reappraisal It never ceases to amaze me the things I can learn about Corinth after 25 years. I learned something new this past week. For two and a half decades, I’ve walked past and stood in front of […]

Uniquely Luke by bob

January 7th, 2018

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Will you be as ignorant about Jesus at the end of 2018 as you are now?  Luke 1:1-4 January 7, 2018 Carefully investigated When Linda and I first visited Israel in 2011, we came across a chart in a tunnel near the Temple Mount titled “Jerusalem Time.”  The chart chronicled Jerusalem history from the Canaanite […]