Shannon T.L. Kearns
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June, 2010
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mary
June 18, 2010
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John 20:11-16 But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb; and she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had been lying, one at the head and the other at the feet. They said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping?” She said to them, “They have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid him.” When she had said this,…

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lillian
June 17, 2010
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a great spoken word piece i found on youtube. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxrHF8IpilU&hl=en_US&fs=1&]

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ave maria
June 16, 2010
passion

Throughout the gospel of Matthew we only see glimpses of Jesus’ mother. Unlike in Luke she is barely a footnote in the birth of Jesus. Here the text centers around Joseph. There is no mention of Jesus’ childhood in Matthew so the next glimpse we get of Mary the mother is in chapter 12 when Mary and Jesus’ brothers come to see Jesus. His response: “Who is my mother and who are my brothers?” It never mentions whether or not…

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huh?
June 15, 2010
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i’ve discovered many new things while writing through this passion narrative. it’s been really great to read these stories with fresh eyes. while doing that reading i came across the following passage and i have no idea what to make of it. i don’t remember it ever being taught in either my church or my classes. i plan on doing some more research, but i was wondering if other folks were familiar with this passage and what interpretations you had…

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easter saturday
June 2, 2010
passion

There’s not much in the Passion narratives about Easter Saturday. We know that they hurriedly buried the body of Jesus because it was nearing the Sabbath. Then the next we hear of them is when they go to the tomb to anoint the body on Easter morning. What were they doing in the meantime? We don’t know if the twelve and the women were gathered together or if they were separated. We don’t know where they were staying. They had…

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