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The Rev. Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery

Stephen Montgomery: The Voice of the Gardener

Luke 13:1-19

3rd Sunday in Lent - Year C

March 24, 2019

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Montgomery (PCUSA)


It's hard to let God be God. We long to explain things only God can know. Because we are human, we want to know. Because we are only human, there are some things we will never know this side of eternity. We want life to make sense. We want God to make Sense. And so, we try to find cause and effect of bad things that happen. Sometimes we are able to do that.

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The Rev. John Gunn


The Rev. John Gunn (other)

The Rev. John R. Gunn writes, "We magnify genius, but too often we forget that the chief ingredient of genius is patience... No matter what other qualities a man may possess, no matter how well equipped in brain and brawn, if he lacks patience, he will never win any great success."


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