Readings for March 5th

Psalm 99 • Exodus 24:12-18 • Philippians 3:7-14 • Matthew 17:1-9 Fat Saturday is Wheatland’s take on Mardi Gras. It is our last feasting celebration before we enter into the season of Lent. Join us Saturday night for the feast. Bring any Mardi Gras inspired dish, or anything you want, with plenty to share. The…

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Readings for February 26

Psalm 62 • Isaiah 49:8-18 • I Corinthians 4:1-13 • Matthew 6:24-34 Christians often don’t know what to do with the Old Testament. Have you ever noticed that most of the Old Testament stories we learn when we are in Sunday school? As adults don’t “go there” very much. The Old Testament is a too…

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Readings for January 29th

Psalm 37 • Micah 6:1-8 • I Corinthians 1:18-31 • Matthew 5:1-12 During the season between Epiphany and Lent we examine some of Jesus’ primary teachings. The core of Jesus’ teaching is the Sermon on the Mount. Delivered more than once this body of teaching was expressed in various ways throughout his teaching ministry. His overarching…

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Readings for the Week: Jan 2-8

Thursday, January 6, is Epiphany. Epiphany marks the conclusion of the Christmas season through celebrating the visit of the Magi. The visit of the Magi, three non-Jewish men of wisdom from the east, symbolizes the revelation of the Messiah to the Gentiles. Psalm 72 • Isaiah 60:1-9 • Ephesians 3:1-12 • Matthew 2:1-12 The Gospel…

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Readings for the Week of January 1, 2011

Psalm 147 • Isaiah 61:10-62:3 • Galatians 3:23-4:7 • Luke 2:15-21 “It gets darker and darker, and then Jesus is born.” – Wendell Berry And with that the Advent season concludes and we move into the season of Christmas. No longer bewailing the dark days without Christ we now rejoice at his arrival and seek…

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Readings for Christmas Day – 2010

Psalm 96 • Isaiah 9:2-7 • Titus 2:11-14 • Luke 2:1-20 As we wrap up the season of Advent we prepare to both observe and celebrate the birth of Christ. The Incarnation, God’s plan from the beginning of time, changed and continues to change, the course of history. The Word became flesh and made his…

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Advent Readings – Dec 6 through Dec 12

Psalm 146 • Isaiah 35:1-10 • James 5:7-10 • Matthew 11:2-11 This Advent we have been reflecting upon life in exile through the book of Isaiah. Some have called it the proto-Gospel because it so thoroughly points to the coming of Christ. There are several parallels between our own spiritual difficulties and the exile experience…

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