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Berkeley Morning Prayer A Question of Greatness

Berkeley Morning Prayer A Question of Greatness

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November 21, 2019

If you want to understand what drove Jesus to such hyperbole about great millstones around our necks, self – amputation, and tearing out one of our eyes, just compare the wildly different world views in today’s two scripture texts.

Proper 21 C The Now of Salvation

Proper 21 C The Now of Salvation

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September 9, 2019

For centuries, human beings have used our creative imaginations to envision life after death. The medieval poet Dante Alighieri saw hell as a highly ordered place, with specific levels and tortures for all of his favorite enemies.

Proper 17 C Strangers Among Us

Proper 17 C Strangers Among Us

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September 1, 2019

Gracious and merciful God, send your Spirit to walk with us through the world, in times of sorrow as in times of joy. Be with all who experience violence and preserve them, and welcome all those who have died into your everlasting kingdom. In Jesus’ name, Amen.