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“You don’t need more faith” (readings for Oct 7)

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I don’t? Doesn’t Jesus say aggravatingly obscure things?
Read it for yourself, below—and I’ll see what I can learn this week. Your suggestions welcome!

Orange and Poppyseed Bun

Proper 22 (27); October 7, 2007
Luke 17:5-10; 2 Timothy 1:1-14;
Lamentations 1:1-6; Lamentations 3:19-26
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Luke 17:5-10
The apostles came up and said to the Master, “Give us more faith.”

But the Master said, “You don’t need more faith. There is no ‘more’ or ‘less’ in faith. If you have a bare kernel of faith, say the size of a poppy seed, you could say to this sycamore tree, ‘Go jump in the lake,’ and it would do it. Read the rest of this entry »

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October 4, 2007 at 1:29 pm