Dan Camp's Blog – April 2009 Archive (2)

Salt and Light

Today's sermon was from Matthew 5: 13-16. I've seen that passage a bazillion times, but something was pointed out today that I'd never noticed before.

We are the "Salt of the Earth." We are the "Light of the World." Not that we ought to think about being the Salt and the Light. Not that someday we will achieve saltiness and lightness. We are the salt, we are the light, right now, today. If we are in Christ,… Continue

Added by Dan Camp on April 27, 2009 at 3:12am — 2 Comments

Some thoughts on Good Friday...

"Time Between Times." Good Friday marks the death of Jesus. Easter marks his resurrection. Between the two is a time between times, neither one nor the other. It is a time of absence, of loss, of longing. As much as we, in this time, may feel that loss, we have the advantage of knowing what happens next. As the Carmen song puts it, "Sunday's on the way!"

We've just come from a moving Good Friday service. At the start of the service, the communion table had been set with a number of… Continue

Added by Dan Camp on April 11, 2009 at 4:14am — No Comments

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