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Advent 4, Year B

A mystery is revealed. 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26 Romans 16:25-27 Luke 1:26-38 Today’s readings invite us to respond to the wonder and mystery of God with a clear and joyful “yes.” In 2 Samuel, God surprises David … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost, Year C: Proper 26

God’s covenant demands justice Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4 Psalm 119:137-144 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12 Luke 19:1-10 God’s covenant in both the Hebrew scriptures and Christian testament demands justice. Without justice, praise and sacrifice are empty acts that do not make God’s … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Year C, Proper 21

God judges those who neglect the poor and suffering Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15 Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16 1 Timothy 6:6-19 Luke 16:19-31 The parables of Jesus help us to see things more clearly, with the “eyes of faith.” Jesus wants us to … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Year C, Proper 19

Jesus seeks out the lost and rejoices at finding them Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28 Psalm 14 1 Timothy 1:12-17 Luke 15:1-10 In this week’s Gospel, Jesus is challenged for welcoming and eating with sinners. The setting helps us to understand that … Continue reading

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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 9, Year C

Two by Two 2 Kings 5:1-14 Psalm 30 Galatians 6:(1-6), 7-16 Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 In scripture the number seven or its multiples stands for completeness, totality, fulfillment. We see this in Genesis 10 (the seventy nations of the world) and … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 5, Year C

Life Out of Death 1 Kings 17:8-16, (17-24) Psalm 146 Galatians 1:11-24 Luke 7:11-17 Today’s readings from the Hebrew Scriptures and the Gospel are well paired with one another. Elijah is shown as a miracle-working man of God. Following his … Continue reading

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