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The Season after Pentecost, Proper 4: Year B

New Freedom 1 Samuel 3:1-10, (11-20) or Deuteronomy 5:12-15 Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18 or Psalm 81:1-10 2 Corinthians 4:5-12 Mark 2:23-3:6 All power over life and death belongs to God, and we can never control it. This challenges us to confront … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Year C, Proper 16

Jesus brings God’s new covenant to the world Jeremiah 1:4-10 Psalm 71:1-6 Hebrews 12:18-29 Luke 13:10-17 Today’s Gospel tells the story of Jesus healing a bent-over, crippled woman on the sabbath. Rather than rejoicing at the blessing received by the … 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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