Category Archives: Year A

Fourth Sunday in Lent, Year A

Inspired by John 9:1-41 “As [Jesus] walked along, he saw a man blind from birth.  His disciples asked him, ‘Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?’  Jesus answered, ‘Neither this man nor his parents … Continue reading

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Lent 4, Saturday, Year A

Inspired by John 1:1-9 “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it.”  John 1:5 (NRSV) Imagine you are lost in a deep underground cave.  You don’t know where the exit is.  You don’t know where … Continue reading

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Lent 4, Friday, Year A

Inspired by 1 Samuel 15:22-31 “Saul said to Samuel, ‘I have sinned; for I have transgressed the commandment of the Lord and your words, because I feared the people and obeyed their voice.  Now therefore, I pray, pardon my sin, … Continue reading

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Lent 4, Thursday, Year A

Inspired by 1 Samuel 15:10-21 “Samuel said, ‘Though you are little in your own eyes, are you not the head of the tribes of Israel?  The Lord anointed you king over Israel.’”  1 Samuel 15:17 (NRSV) Our society idolizes those … Continue reading

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Lent 3, Wednesday, Year A

Inspired by Jeremiah 2:4-13  “Thus says the Lord: What wrong did your ancestors find in me that they went far from me, and went after worthless things, and became worthless themselves?”  Jeremiah 2:5 (NRSV) We make choices every day; the … Continue reading

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Lent 3, Tuesday, Year A

Inspired by 1 Corinthians 10:1-4 “I do not want you to be unaware, brothers and sisters, that our ancestors were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea, and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and … Continue reading

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Lent 3, Monday, Year A

Inspired by 2 John 1-13 “I was overjoyed to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as we have been commanded by the Father.  But now, dear lady, I ask you, not as though I were writing … Continue reading

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Third Sunday in Lent, Year A

Inspired by Romans 5:1-11 “For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.  Indeed, rarely will anyone die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person someone might actually dare to die.  But … Continue reading

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Lent 3, Saturday, Year A

Inspired by Exodus 16:27-35 “On the seventh day some of the people went out to gather, and they found none.  The Lord said to Moses, ‘How long will you refuse to keep my commandments and instructions?  See!  The Lord has … Continue reading

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Lent 3, Friday, Year A

Inspired by Ephesians 2:11-22 “So he came and proclaimed peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near; for through him both of us have access in one Spirit to the Father.  So then you … Continue reading

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