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Sermons on Matthew

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  • What is God like?

    What is God like?

    Matthew 28.16–20; 2 Peter 1:16–18

    I can’t help but wonder, friends, if the reason we can’t get away from the complexity of the trinity is that we are being called into the same. We are being given the holy mystery of God, revealed in the scriptures that our forebearers have compiled out of six millenia spent triangulating who God is…

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  • The shadows of sent-out ones

    The shadows of sent-out ones

    Matthew 22.23–33; Acts 5.12–16

    At Bible Study on Tuesday, I was touched by how quickly folks caught on to what’s unique about this passage: the hypothetical in this story is not just a hypothetical about resurrection. It is a hypothetical that pre-supposes a patriarchal world where a woman’s job is to bear an heir for a man—even a deceased…

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