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Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24

Proper 29A

At last we have arrived at the end of our journey through Ordinary Time.  We have walked with ancient Israel through the geography and history of the Near East—from paganism in Haran and now back to pagan Babylon, with long stays in Egypt and the Promised Land in between, a long march through a trackless…

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Ezekiel 37:1-14

Lent 5A

At first glance, this famous vision of the valley of dry bones seems more like an Easter text than a Lenten text.  I mean, if the text left us with a valley full of dry bones, it might fit the somber mood of the last week of Lent.  But it doesn’t, because the bleached-out bones…

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Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24

Proper 29A

If you are searching for things to include under the heading “The Oddities of Scripture,” you likely could do no better than perusing the various chapters of Ezekiel.  The book opens with a vision so strange that not a few people in the last century concluded that Ezekiel witnessed a UFO replete with extraterrestrials.   (Back…

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Ezekiel 37:1-14

Lent 5A

No matter how gladly we sing the old spiritual about “dry bones” that’s based on Ezekiel 17, we must admit it’s among the most mysterious and, dare we say, strangest passages in all of the Scriptures.  Its imagery is so striking that it calls for vivid, poetic language to, by the power of the Holy…

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Ezekiel 1

Comments and Observations Do you ever start telling a story but then get so bogged down in the details that you end up far astray from the actual point of the story you were trying to tell? Sometimes I find that I’ll tell a story for a particular reason but other people keep asking me…

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Where Does God Live?

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That We May Live

2006-11-13

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