The Worship Experience
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Washington, DC 20003
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Newcomers welcome to this Sunday morning adult bible study. We will be studying First Samuel, the Hebrew Scriptures. Each class consists of a discussion of the text assigned for that day.
Reformatted by popular demand! “Help me get closer to God by myself.” That’s a quote from a young child who expressed very concisely the underlying principle of the Catechesis of …
Each second Sunday of the month we meet at 1:15 downstairs in the library to discuss theology and ethics. In keeping with the season of Advent, we will be exploring hope and expectation in Christian thought.
This Monday evening meditation group is based in Buddhist teachings and traditions, applied to our lives today. Newcomers welcome!
So how does Jesus compare to this model of kingliness? Well: Jesus had no power, no wealth, no crown—at least not the kind you want—no palace, and no army. Indeed, Jesus knows that he does not fit human expectations of a king. He makes this clear in our passage from the Gospel of John this morning. More
One hundred-four years ago, there was a man who had to ask this same question for himself. His name was Adolf von Harnack. He was a German theologian. He had been teaching for decades as a leading voice of the “liberal theology” school of thought . . . In the summer of 1914, von Harnack would have known that war was on the horizon . . . For decades, von Harnack had been talking the talk about Jesus and his teachings. Von Harnack had spread the idea that modern Christians should figure out Jesus’s core message and try to live it in the modern world. Now he had a decision to make: was he going to walk the walk of being a peacemaker, as Jesus had instructed? More
Bartimaeus is seeking to regain his sight—but even more than that. He is seeking to regain his whole life back. And so, what I expected was for Bartimaeus to say, after regaining his sight: “Okie dokie Jesus, thanks! See ya later,” and return home so that he could rebuild his life and regain all that he had lost. But this is not what happens. More