Monthly Archives: February 2016

Lent 4: Year C

Coming Home Joshua 5:9-12 Psalm 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 Lent is a time for coming to ourselves, of realizing the distance we have put between ourselves and God. It is a time for recovering our “desire for God.” … Continue reading

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Lent 3: Year C

Being Called Exodus 3:1-15 Psalm 63:1-8 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 Luke 13:1-9 Baptism is a calling into ministry. For the Christian, baptism is the “burning bush” experience that makes sense of the rest of one’s life in Christ. The fact that … Continue reading

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Lent 2: Year C

Relationships Genesis 15:1-2, 17-18 Psalm 27 Philippians 3:17 – 4:1 Luke 13:31-35 Lent is a time to prepare for the renewal of Baptismal Vows. Today’s readings specifically address commitments to our faith. In the service of Holy Baptism (BCP 303), … Continue reading

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Lent 1: Year C

Temptation Deuteronomy 26:1-11 Psalm 91:1-2 Romans 10:8b-13 Luke 4:1-13 On this first Sunday of Lent we read of Jesus being tempted in the wilderness. Matthew, Mark, and Luke tell us that Jesus was intentionally led into the desert, where he … Continue reading

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