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Luke 17:5-10

2010-09-28 — And if the same person sins against you seven times a day, and turns back to you seven times and says, “I repent”, you must forgive.’ (Luke 17:4)

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BIBLE PASSAGE — The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” The Lord replied, “If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you. “Who among you would say to your slave who has just come in from plowing or tending sheep in the field, ‘Come here at once and take your place at the table’? Would you not rather say to him, ‘Prepare supper for me, put on your apron and serve me while I eat and drink; later you may eat and drink’? Do you thank the slave for doing what was commanded? So you also, when you have done all that you were ordered to do, say, ‘We are worthless slaves; we have done only what we ought to have done!’” — Proper 22, Series C

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  1. Jennifer Pridmore — 2464 days ago #

    Mmmm; an excellent point, gently made.

  2. Jim — 2464 days ago #

    You’re welcome Jennifer.

  3. Peter Nelson — 2464 days ago #

    Snake handling Lutherans now there is something you don’t see every day.

  4. Jim — 2463 days ago #

    Peter, you should see us when we’re debating doctrine!

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