“How to be Alone”: a sermon on Mark 1:35-39

Mark 1:35-39 Common English Bible (CEB) Early in the morning, well before sunrise, Jesus rose and went to a deserted place where he could be alone in prayer.  Simon and those with him tracked him down. When they found him, they told him, “Everyone’s looking for you!” He replied, “Let’s head in the other direction, [...]

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“In Sight of Snakes”: a sermon on Numbers 21:4-9

Numbers 21:4-9 4 They marched from Mount Hor on the Reed Sea[a] road around the land of Edom. The people became impatient on the road. 5 The people spoke against God and Moses: “Why did you bring us up from Egypt to kill us in the desert, where there is no food or water. And we detest this miserable [...]