Thought Provokers for the Third Sunday After Epiphany

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The text is Luke 4:14-21


Jesus Christ is God’s everything for man’s total need.

Richard Halverson
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The character of Jesus.has exerted so deep an influence
that it may be truly said
that the simple record of his three short years of active life
has done more to regenerate and soften mankind
than all the disquisitions of philosophers
and the exhortations of moralists.

William Lecky
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Jesus is the rosetta stone in the language of love.

Nora Jane Ison
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The Lord works from the inside out.
The world works from the outside in.
The world would take people out of the slums.
Christ takes the slums out of people,
and then they take themselves out of the slums.
The world would mold men by changing their environment.
Christ changes men, who then change their environment.
The world would shape human behavior,
but Christ can change human nature.

ETB
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An Anglican priest, when asked to state the purpose of the church, replied: “It is the business of the church to kiss frogs.”
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About Daniel Mochamps

Church Planter, Anglican Diocese in New England (Anglican Church in North America).
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