Wednesday of Holy Week ~ 2017

Consider him who endured such hostility against himself from sinners, so that you may not grow weary or lose heart. – Hebrews 12:3 Psalm 70 • Isaiah 50:4-9 • Hebrews 12:1-3 • John 13:21-32 It is troubling to discover that Jesus’ glorification is closely associated with his suffering and death. It is troubling because all…

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Monday of Holy Week ~ 2017

“He must increase, but I must decrease.” ~ John the Baptist Isaiah 42:1-9 • Psalm 36:5-11 • Hebrews 9:11-15 • John 12:1-11 There are moments in Scripture where a person loses himself or herself in adoration of God. Miriam and the women of Israel danced ecstatically, with their tambourines, exulting in God’s deliverance at the Red…

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Scripture and Prayer for Lent ~ Week 4

Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind? ~ Jn 9:2 Psalm 23 • I Samuel 16:1-13 • Ephesians 5:8-14 • John 9:1:41 We continue our mini-series on the problem of evil this Saturday. Bob Mueller is teaching on how to “maintain the mystery without turning off your brain”.  The…

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Scripture and Prayer for Lent ~ Week 3

“The water that I will give will become in them a spring of water gushing up to eternal life.” ~ Jesus Psalm 95 • Exodus 17:1-7 • Romans 5:1-11 • John 4:5-42 Jesus had no problem being inappropriate. After reading the Gospels I’ve wondered if he didn’t relish it a bit. In this week’s Gospel…

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