Monthly Archives: April 2012

Stink up the room

Mark 14.1-9 There are two challenges in this text, the first is understanding what Jesus meant by “the poor will always be with you” and the second is figuring out why Jesus considers what the woman did as something to … Continue reading

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Spiritual Taxonomy

Hebrews 5.5-10 Anachronism is always a danger in scriptural interpretation. In this passage, the author of Hebrews points out that Jesus is a high priest “in the order of Melchizedek”(NRSV). Since we are used to fraternal orders with their handshakes … Continue reading

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