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Sabbath in Exile

Sabbath in Exile Rev. Doug Floyd Psalm 130 In the novel, Big Rock Candy Mountain, Elsa Mason feels the weight of being trapped in a life, in a marriage of struggle and sadness. She left her husband once but eventually returned. She feels she cannot leave again, so she must find a way to live…

Remembering Sabbath

Remembering Sabbath Pentecost +2 Rev. Doug Floyd June 3, 2018 Deuteronomy 5:6-21, Psalm 81, 1 Corinthians 4:1-12, Mark 2:23-28 “The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.” As Jesus replies to the Pharisees question about the disciples plucking grain on the Sabbath, he reminds them that Sabbath is a gift not a…