February 26, 2012

Lent 1 2012

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Passage: 1 Thessalonians 1:1, Mark 1:32
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The wilderness as a place of growth.
Last Sunday, we were called to a journey:  Behold, we go up to Jerusalem.  The love which is our destination, and the longing which draws us onward, was set before us.  We considered how the cross, which appeared to the disciples as abject defeat, is for us the tree of life.  We saw that tree behind the altar here at St George’s, in the midst of a garden.  Now, this week, the tree of life is covered. The flowers are gone, even though the stencils remind of where we have been and where we are going.  With Adam and Eve, we have been sent out of paradise.  Today, we are called out into the wilderness with our Saviour....

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