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10 Pentecost: Luke 12.49–56 Truth or Dare?

From The Rev. Clarence E. Butler 18 August 2019 St. James Church, Somerville, MA Luke 12.49 -56 Truth or Dare? From stories told us by grandparents, parents, relatives, teachers, clergy, you and I have a different image of Jesus of Nazareth, from the one which intrudes this morning into our thoughts. Both prior to his …

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Thoughts on 3 Pentecost, 6/30/2019

3 Pentecost 30 June 2019 St. James, Somerville Luke 9. 58  Foxes have their holes and birds their roosts, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head. In approximately four weeks hence, we will observe the Sacrament of Baptism, the first time since you have privileged me to serve among you and, …

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Rev. Clarence on Pentecost

Rev. Clarence on Pentecost from 26 May 2007, Trinity Church, Geneva, New York Last week, as I drove over to the office, I listened to WCRB, a radio station which tags itself as “Classical Music Boston. One of its announcers, in a game of trivia, posed the question: X County in California has a population …