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As I was listening to the lessons and homily at our Lenten service tonight, it sparked several ideas about your theme and stories to go along with it(there should be plenty of ideas on these stories on this exchange):

  • Detectives search out why Jesus is necessary--Adam and Eve and the Fall
  • What clues are there to Jesus in the OT--Jesus as the fulfillment of prophecy
  • Who else was searching for Jesus--the Magi
  • John the Baptist's followers asked Jesus if He was the one or if they should look for someone else and Jesus answered that the blind could now see, lame walk, etc.--tie in some of those stories as further clues to Jesus' identity
  • Who are the lost--the parables mentioned above
  • Palm Sunday--the masses celebrate Jesus as king
  • Jesus' death and resurrection--the answer to the mystery unfolds
  • The mystery isn't over--what comes next--the Great commission
  • Where does the power to do this come from--Pentecost and the power of the Holy Spirit
  • Look for clues about what God wants for us: the 2 greatest commandments, spiritual gifts, stories about service and helping others
  • How do we know what God wants for us--clues are in the Bible (rotation on the Bible and how it came to be), prayer (Lord's prayer)

Believe it or not, I did hear the lessons and homily. Smile

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