Forty Days: Temptation, Identity + Mission (Lent Comfort from Mark 1)

 “Jesus was in the wilderness forty days, tempted by Satan; and he was with the wild beasts; and the angels waited on him.” Mark 1:13 It’s no surprise that the wilderness is the setting for this story. The 40 years of wilderness wandering of the Israelites is echoed in Jesus’ 40 days of temptation. FortyContinue reading “Forty Days: Temptation, Identity + Mission (Lent Comfort from Mark 1)”

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Advent Reflection: Earthy Jesus (Galatians 4)

“But when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, in order to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as children.” Galatians 4:4-5 One personality typing model designates a person as either earth, fire, or water.  Without muchContinue reading “Advent Reflection: Earthy Jesus (Galatians 4)”