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The Gospel of Mark – Introduction, pt.1

We will read through Mark not as a mere recitation of facts, but as a work of literature. Therefore, we will focus on the organization of the Gospel and the words Mark uses in telling us who Jesus is (Christology), who the church is (Ecclesiology), and who God is (Theology). 
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The Lord’s Prayer – Forgive us Our Trespasses

How can you call God just when you read the parable of the laborers in the vineyard . . . or when you read the parable of the prodigal son . . .  Where is God’s justice? Here is the fact that while we were sinners Christ died for us.
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The Lord’s Prayer – Thy Will be Done

This petition represents the completion of our salvation as contained in the three Thou petitions – His Name is Hallowed, His Kingdom Comes, and His Will is therefore Done.
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Imitation of Christ – Book 2, Ch.9-12, pt.2

In looking at the Cross as the example to follow, the Cross is no longer something that happened a long time ago in a land far away but is something that happens to us in the here and now on a daily basis. The Cross is not only the promise of…
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