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The Rejected Stone (Mark 12.1–12)

6 October 2011 New Testament

This morning’s reading, Mark 12.1–12: Then he began to speak to them in parables. ‘A man planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a pit for the wine press, and built a watch-tower; then he leased it to tenants and went to another country. When the season came, he sent a slave to the […]

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Politics & Expediency Trump Truth (Mark 11.27–End)

5 October 2011 New Testament

I’ve been following along with the Common Worship Morning Prayer lectionary. This morning’s New Testament reading was Mark 11.27–end. It is amazing to me how some things never change. Let’s look at the text: Again they came to Jerusalem. As he was walking in the temple, the chief priests, the scribes, and the elders came to […]

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