Readings for Nov 16 – 20

Psalm 46 • Jeremiah 23:1-6 • Luke 19:29-38 or 23:35-43 • Colossians 1:11-20 One year on the church calendar draws now to a close and another begins. It’s hard for me to believe but the season of Advent is upon us once again. Advent begins the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The calendar on the wall, or…

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Readings for the Week of Nov 1 – 6

Psalm 17 • Job 19:23-27 • 2 Thessalonians 2:13-3:5 • Luke 20:27-38 We are nearing the end of what often called the Church calendar, the Christian year. The  church year begins four Sundays (in our case Saturdays) prior to Christmas. Part of our spirituality involves following the Christian year as it models for us in…

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To Read ~ October 2

Psalm 37:1-18 • Habakkuk 1:1-13 • 2 Timothy 1:1-14 • Luke 17:5-10 Our passage from 2 Timothy is one of my favorite passages in the New Testament. Like the first chapters of all Paul’s letters this one includes introductory material, greetings, and gratitude. In this letter, however, Paul names names. Two to be exact: Eunice…

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To Read ~ September 19, 2010

Psalm 1 • Deuteronomy 30:15-20 • Philemon 1-20 • Luke 14:25-33 Saturday night we began our brief series through the book of Ephesians. This New Testament book is the only letter of the Apostle Paul that was written to confront a problem. Instead, this book is intended to remind the early Christians of what life…

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¡To Read! ~ August 21

Psalm 33 • Genesis 15:1-6 • Luke 12:32-40 • Hebrews 11:1-16 Thanks to all of you for praying for our medical team this past week. Our trip was a great success. I cannot speak for everyone on the team but my suspicion is that this was a transforming experience for all of us. Read, reflect…

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¡To Read!~Sat Aug 7

Psalm 138 • Genesis 18:20-33 • Colossians 2:6-15 • Luke 11:1-13 This week’s Scripture readings continue with Paul’s letter to the Colossians, Abraham’s conversations with God about Sodom and Gomorrah, and Jesus’s teaching on prayer. Don’t forget that prayer and Scripture go together. If you feel, like I sometimes do, that your personal prayers are…

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