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Series 1999


The Irvine Tartan  My monthly column in The New Brunswick Anglican


1998 Series 2000 Series

Return to THE HIGHLAND SHEPHERD Home PageJanuary |  How blest are those who show mercy.
"a bruised reed he will not break... "
March | Who will contend with me? Let us stand up together.
April |
"But there are other sheep of mine, not belonging to this fold..."
May | They would never have neglected Jesus...  
"I did not come to invite virtuous people, but sinners," said Jesus.
"I will follow you, Lord; but let me first say…"
Proper 13 | whoever gives even a cup of cold water ...
Proper 14 | Sweet forgiveness...
Proper 15
 "When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and…"
Proper 16 | ...for in gathering the weeds you would uproot the wheat along with them.
Proper 17
...what is new and what is old.
Proper 18 |  "They need not go away; you give them something to eat."
Proper 19
|  "You of little faith, why did you doubt?"
Proper 20 |
"...even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall..." 
Proper 21
| "But who do you say that I am?"
Proper 22
| The cross has been a problem from the beginning.
Proper 23My pain can make my world and my Lord very small.
Proper 24 | "Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother?"
Proper 25 | ‘Are you envious because I am generous?’  
Proper 26 | "What do you think? A man had two sons..."  
Proper 27
| ...they realized that he was speaking about them
Harvest |
 "Those who sowed with tears will reap with songs of joy..."
St. Luke
"Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing"  
Proper 30 | ...transformed with hope and celebration. 
All Saints' | How blest are those who know that they are poor...  
Proper 32
"Keep awake for you know neither the day nor the hour."
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