March 29, 2015
Mark 14:1--15:47
Philippians 2:5-11
Isaiah 50:4-9a

For even those who have...

Epiphany of the Lord





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For even those who have everything, like the Wise Men, also need to worship. No matter how much a person has to live on, he also needs something to live for. James Barrie's play, titled "The Will," illustrates this fact. The play opens with the happy newlyweds, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Ross, in the office of a lawyer drawing up a will. Philip is so in love with his wife that he wants to make the will only one sentence long and leave everything to her. But she feels that their money should be shared with Philip's cousins and a convalescent home. Twenty years pass, and Philip and his wife return to the lawyer's office to make up a new will. They have become very rich and Mrs. Ross does not want Philip to do anything foolish with his money like remember his cousins and a home. Both Philip and his wife refer to the money as "my money" and...

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