Paul talks about love to the Corinthians in his first letter (13:1-13) saying that, whatever he does, without love he is bankrupt. His vision of love is stirring, inspirational, and.. read more
The second chapter of John’s Gospel opens with the story of the wedding at Cana in Galilee at which Jesus turns water into wine.
John, like Mark, clearly knows nothing.. read more
I am using more and more Eugene Peterson’s translation of the Bible: “The Message”; because of the new meanings that become apparent out of familiar readings.
Isaiah 60 starts off.. read more
All the readings this week are on the theme of the “Suffering Servant.” In Mark 10:35-45, Jesus tells His disciples that anyone who wants to be great must become the.. read more
In Ephesians 4, Paul stresses that we are each a part of the whole body of Christ. If that arcane language has not stopped you reading, just consider the evolution.. read more
Mark 6 contains several stories. This week we have a couple about compassion fatigue. Jesus, worn out with people, tries to escape somewhere quiet but they always find Him. What.. read more
Psalm 1 makes a distinction between good men and evil men. Good men being like the tree growing by a river that gives fruit every year because its roots never.. read more
Jesus calls Philip to follow him; Philip tells Nathanael; Nathanael, initially skeptical, comes to join the group. That, in essence is this week’s lectionary in John 1:43-51. And the message.. read more
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