Worship me, then, and it shall all be Yours

Luke 4:7
Deuteronomy 26:4-10; Psalms 91:1-2,10-15; Romans 10:8-13; Luke 4:1-13

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First Sunday of Lent, C

A former President of Boston University had a dog named “Clipper.” He was a mongrel, but he was a smart dog. He was easy to train, and he knew a lot of tricks. The best trick was one that involved cheese …

Of all the foods he ever tasted, Clipper loved cheese the most. The trick took place when Clipper’s master would place a piece of cheese on the dog’s front paws. Think of the temptation to this little fellow! The smell, the sight, it was all there within gulping range. But Clipper was a very smart little dog. His master would say to him, “Now Clipper, this cheese is given to you in trust” (meaning, “Don’t eat it!”). And…

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