There will be no Lenten meditation on Sundays, but for those of you who like to read the Bible passages ahead of time, here are ones for the next week. Blessings on your Sabbath! Monday, March 2- Luke 8:27-30 Tuesday, March 3- Matthew 7:1-5 Wednesday, March 4- John 11:7-11 Thursday, March 5- Matthew 15:1-9 Friday,… Continue reading Readings for the upcoming week
Do you also wish to go away? When many of his disciples heard it, they said, “This teaching is difficult; who can accept it?” But Jesus, being aware that his disciples were complaining about it, said to them, “Does this offend you? Then what if you were to see the Son of Man ascending to… Continue reading February 29th- Do you also wish to go away?
Are grapes gathered from thorns or figs from thistles? Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will know them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thorns, or figs from thistles? In the same way, every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree… Continue reading February 28th- Are grapes gathered from thorns…?
What are you looking for? The next day John again was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he exclaimed, “Look, here is the Lamb of God!” The two disciples heard him say this, and they followed Jesus. When Jesus turned and saw them following, he said to them,… Continue reading February 27th- What are you looking for?
Why do you call me, Lord, Lord, and do not do what I tell you? Ash Wednesday Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I tell you? I will show you what someone is like who comes to me, hears my words, and acts on them. That one is like… Continue reading Ash Wednesday, February 26th
Are You Talking to ME? Tuesday, February 25th I was struggling to keep awake as I sat in the middle of a large university lecture hall on an early Monday morning. Just as my head began to nod, the professor yelled to me, “Go ahead and sleep, I don’t care!” Startled awake, I ‘looked around’… Continue reading Are You Talking to ME? (Introduction to Lenten Devotional Series)
Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you…” (Genesis 12:1 NRSV) When the Lord saw that (Moses) had turned aside to see, God called to him out of the bush, “Moses, Moses!” And he said, “Here I am.”… Continue reading The Small Call