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Help Me Overcome My Unbelief

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     Real people of faith have real doubts. Maybe you’ve been led to believe that just isn’t so.  All too often churches are assumed to be fortresses of… Read more »

Words of Healing

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     Frank Abagnale has made a living telling amazingly improbable stories.  About himself.  The 75-year-old Abagnale claims to have masqueraded as an assistant state attorney general in Louisiana,… Read more »

With a Little Help from My Friends

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     A number of years ago I invited five couples at the church I was leading to join me in a small group experiment…. Read more »

The Man at the Pool

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     Tourists at America’s national parks and monuments have been known to ask some really dumb questions. Here are some of the “winners” of… Read more »

The Centurion’s Slave

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     Among the three dozen or so miracles that are attributed to Jesus, one of them scales two first-century social barriers in a single bound. That’s impressive.  At… Read more »

The Miraculous Catch of Fish

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     A dad joke for fishermen:  What did the magician say to the fisherman?  Pick a cod, any cod. Mom’s fishing wisdom:  Give a… Read more »

A Leper Approaches Jesus

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     Touch matters. Laura Guerrero, co-author of Close Encounters: Communication in Relationships, cites recent studies that even a seemingly insignificant touch from a restaurant server often yields… Read more »

Water Into Wine

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     Jesus’ first recorded miracle didn’t save someone from a dreadful disease or an approaching storm front. Instead, he saved a bride and groom… Read more »

Signs

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     Almost every year of my childhood in Indiana, my parents and brothers and I piled into the family station wagon and headed south for Florida. Our… Read more »

The Mystery of the Miraculous

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Every day during this season of Lent we’re looking at the miracles of Jesus – his spectacular displays of supernatural power that are reported in the Gospels.     On March 6, 2015, Jennifer Groesbeck, a 25-year-old single mom, was driving after dusk from her parents’ home in Salem, Utah, toward her home in… Read more »