Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Season after Pentecost: Proper 13, Year C

Richness of God Hosea 11:1-11 Psalm 107:1-9, 43 Colossians 3:1-11 Luke 12:12-21 God satisfies our hunger and thirst for all good things. Using the imagery of a parent caring for a child, Hosea describes God’s love for Israel. God taught … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost, Proper 12: Year C

Faithfulness Hosea 1:2-10 Psalm 85 Colossians 2:6-15 (16-19) Luke 11:1-13 Jesus teaches his disciples to pray and tells them to ask, and they will receive, to knock, and the door will be opened to them. If they, who are sinful … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 11, Year C

To “Do” and To “Act” Amos 8:1-12 Psalm 52 Colossians 1:15-28 Luke 10:38-42 In today’s Gospel reading, an occasion of hospitality sets the context for teaching on the balance between doing and reflecting. After Jesus’ exchange with the lawyer last … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 10, Year C

Doing God’s Word Amos 7:7-17 Psalm 82 Colossians 1:1-14 Luke 10:25-37 A lawyer puts a question to Jesus, “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus responds with the two great commandments – love for God and love for … Continue reading

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