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Why was Jesus Baptized? Why Affirm Our Own?

As I was scrolling on Facebook, I stumbled upon a post inquiring:If Jesus was without sin, why must he have been baptized? I love such questions that invite us to ponder our understanding and engage our faith. The Gospel accounts agree that Jesus’ baptism was the beginning of his public ministry. John the Baptizer was… Continue reading Why was Jesus Baptized? Why Affirm Our Own?

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Vineyards

The similarities in our Isaiah and Matthew scriptures are undeniable, and yet these have striking differences. These scriptures use the agricultural imagery of a beautiful vineyard provided by a landowner who carefully prepared the ground, cultivated the soil, and planted the best grape seed. This landowner also anticipated a long-term, relational venture with the security… Continue reading Vineyards