The Will to Love

Deuteronomy 6:1-9 “Kenji will you love Brianna?” “Brianna will you love Kenji?” These were the questions that the Episcopal Priest asked my friends Bri and Kenji at their wedding ceremony last week. During his rather long-winded sermon the priest mused about this particular word choice found in the Book of Common Prayer. The question being … Continue reading The Will to Love

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Making a Nation Great (Again?)

Deuteronomy 4:1-14 I want to start this morning by doing just a little bit of teaching. I want to introduce us to and explore the two audiences of this book, Deuteronomy.  The first audience of the book is the literary Audience, the audience who is inside the text. In the book of Deuteronomy the literary … Continue reading Making a Nation Great (Again?)