Readings for the Week ~ June 24

Psalm 107 • Job 38:1-18 • 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 • Mark 4:35-41; 5:1-20 Our lives are lived in the Kingdom of God. God’s rule and reign is loosed upon the earth and my prayer is that we would all have eyes to see where God is at work both within us as individuals and as…

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Readings for the Week ~ June 16

Psalm 92 • Ezekiel 31:1-14 • 2 Corinthians 5:1-10 • Mark 4:26-34 This week’s Gospel reading includes two of Jesus’ many parables. It’s useful to note that he begins his parable with these words of introduction, “This is what the Kingdom of God is like.” Through parables Jesus seeks to give us a picture of…

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Readings for the Week ~ June 9

Ps 130 • I Sam 8:4-20 • Genesis 3:8-15 • II Cor 4:13-5:1 • Mark 3:20-35 “O God of peace, who has taught us that in returning and rest we shall be saved, in quietness and in confidences shall be our strength:  By the might of your Spirit lift us, we pray, to your presence,…

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Readings for the Week ~ June 2

Psalm 29 • Isaiah 6:1-8 • Romans 8:12-17 • John 3:1-17 This week we celebrate the Trinity. This is one of the deepest mysteries of the Christian faith. As you read the Scriptures for this week I encourage you to search for glimpses of the Trinity in each one. It must be acknowledged that the…

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Readings for the Week ~ May 26

Ps 104 • Gen 11:1-9 • Ac 2:1-21 • Rom 8:22-27 • Jn 15:26-16:15 “O God, who on the day of Pentecost taught the hearts of your faithful people by sending them the light of your Holy Spirit: Grant us by the same Spirit to have a right judgment in all things, and evermore to…

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Readings for the Week ~ May 12

Psalm 33 • Acts 11:19-30 • I Jn 4:7-21 • Jn 15:9-17 I confess, gladly, that I’ve been reading a lot of N.T. Wright of late. Several years ago Wright wrote what most scholars consider to be the finest study of Christ’s resurrection currently available, The Resurrection of the Son of God. For an academic…

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Readings for the Week ~ May 5

Ps 66:1-11 • Acts 8:26-40 • I Jn 3:14-24 • Jn 14:15-21 Prayer for the week: “O God of peace, who has taught us that in returning and rest we shall be saved, in quietness and in confidence shall be our strength: by the might of your Spirit lift us, we pray, to your presence,…

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Readings for the Week ~ April 28

Forgive me! I’m behind on getting our Scripture readings posted for this week. Here you go: Ps 100 • Ez 34:1-10 • Ac 4:23-37 • I Jn 3:1-8 • Jn 10:11-16 “O God, whose Son Jesus is the good shepherd of your people; Grant that when we hear his voice we may know him who…

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Readings for the Week ~ April 21

Ps 98 • Micah 4:1-5 • Acts 4:5-12 • I Jn 1:1-2:2 • Lk 24:36b – 48 “O God, whose blessed Son made himself known to his disciples in the breaking of bread:  Open the eyes of our faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work; who lives and reigns with you,…

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