Monthly Archives: July 2013

Pentecost 10, Wednesday, Year C

Inspired by Matthew 5:43-48 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’  But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be … Continue reading

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Penteocst 10, Tuesday, Year C

Inspired by Psalm 55:16-23 “Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.”  Psalm 55:22 (NRSV) Following the Lord is no guarantee of an easy, blessed life.  In fact, … Continue reading

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Pentecost 10, Monday, Year C

Inspired by Colossians 2:16-3:1 “If with Christ you died to the elemental spirits of the universe, why do you live as though you still belonged to the world?  Why do you submit to regulations, ‘Do not handle, Do not taste, … Continue reading

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Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year C

Inspired by Luke 11:1-13 “[Jesus] was praying in a certain place, and after he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, ‘Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.’  He said to them, ‘When you pray, … Continue reading

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Penteocst 10, Saturday, Year C

Inspired by Esther 4:1-17 “Mordecai told them to reply to Esther, ‘Do not think that in the king’s palace you will escape any more than all the other Jews.  For if you keep silence at such a time as this, … Continue reading

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Pentecost 10, Friday, Year C

Inspired by Acts 2:22-36 “Fellow Israelites, I may say to you confidently of our ancestor David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day…This Jesus God raised up, and of that all … Continue reading

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Pentecost 10, Thursday, Year C

Inspired by Esther 2:19-3:6 “When Haman saw that Mordecai did not bow down or do obeisance to him, Haman was infuriated.  But he thought it beneath him to lay hands on Mordecai alone.  So, having been told who Mordecai’s people … Continue reading

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Pentecost 9, Wednesday, Year C

Inspired by Psalm 119:97-104 “How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!  Through your precepts I get understanding; therefore I hate every false way.”  Psalm 119:103-104 (NRSV) Many people hold the opinion that God’s … Continue reading

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Pentecost 9, Tuesday, Year C

Inspired by 1 John 2:1-6 “My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin.  But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous; and he is … Continue reading

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Pentecost 9, Monday, Year C

Inspired by Colossians 1:27-2:7 “As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.”  Colossians … Continue reading

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