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About veronicazundel

I'm a professional writer, amateur mother, and churchless Mennonite (ie I don't have a Mennonite church to belong to any more, so am currently attending an Anglo-Catholic church with an evangelical vicar!). I live in north London with my husband, adult son and a fat fluffy cat. I'm a second generation refugee kid, and eat Marmite on matzo crackers every morning.

Whose power, whose weakness?

Therefore, to keep me from being too elated, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me, to keep me from being too elated. Three times I appealed to the Lord about this, that … Continue reading

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Her-meneutic

Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom he also created … Continue reading

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Foursquare

  And Jesus increased in wisdom and in years, and in divine and human favour. (Luke 2:52) Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. ‘Teacher,’ he said, ‘what must I do to inherit eternal life?’ He said to him, … Continue reading

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Saving us from God?

Furthermore, the former priests were many in number, because they were prevented by death from continuing in office;  but he holds his priesthood permanently, because he continues forever. Consequently he is able for all time to save those who approach … Continue reading

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Love at first sight?

As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, ‘Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?’ 18 Jesus said to him, ‘Why do you call me good? … Continue reading

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The end of church?

 I saw no temple in the city, for its temple is the Lord God the Almighty and the Lamb (Revelation 21:22 ) I can’t remember the exact wording, who tweeted it or who they were quoting from, but it went … Continue reading

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Unforgivable?

Then they brought to him a demoniac who was blind and mute; and he cured him, so that the one who had been mute could speak and see…. But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, ‘It is only by … Continue reading

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Woman against woman

Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to what he was … Continue reading

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Fear is a four letter word

There is no love in fear, but perfect fear casts out love (1 John 4:18) Are you sure you read it right? It isn’t saying what we expect it to say… But there is a point. In The Importance of … Continue reading

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Jesus behaving badly…

One sabbath he was going through the grainfields; and as they made their way his disciples began to pluck heads of grain. The Pharisees said to him, ‘Look, why are they doing what is not lawful on the sabbath?’ And … Continue reading

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