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Lenten Journaling in Community- #1

Worship into the Week- Trinity

Worship into the Week-
John 8 :39-59

Only part of this section was the Lectionary reading
 for this past Sunday, 
but I think it helps to have the larger portion
 to read to get a better context.
It helps to read the previous section
 to understand why the Jewish leaders
 were so upset with Jesus that they 
picked up stones to throw at him.
Jesus had told them they were 
children of the devil because 
they did not "hear" His words.
That was maddening enough.
Then He tells them that His Father is God.
Last straw.
This section helps to "flesh out" 
other readings for Trinity Sunday.
I love to think about Jesus 
and this Three in One mystery.
Complicated even for the most learned Bible scholar.
"Before Abraham was, I am."
He would be the Light for all Nations.
He was not shackled with earthly realms.
 He was without boundaries.
Most of all- He was not alone.
All of His earthly journey 
was with the presence of the Spirit and His Father.
What comforting HOPE for me today-
that even though I cannot comprehend this gift to me,
I journey HERE-
not alone.

Supplies:
Visual Faith Ministry-Visual Church Year
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Gold gel pen,
Fine-point Sharpie pen
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