Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pentecost 24, Thursday, Year C

Inspired by 2 Corinthians 1:1-11 “For just as the sufferings of Christ are abundant for us, so also our consolation is abundant through Christ.”  2 Corinthians 1:5 (NRSV) No one wants to suffer, yet suffering is a part of life, … Continue reading

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Pentecost 23, Wednesday, Year C

Inspired by Matthew 21:28-32 “Jesus said to [the chief priests and elders], ‘Truly I tell you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are going into the kingdom of God ahead of you.  For John came to you in the way … Continue reading

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Pentecost 23, Tuesday, Year C

Inspired by Daniel 5:1-12 “So they brought in the vessels of gold and silver that had been taken out of the temple, the house of God in Jerusalem, and the king and his lords, his wives, and his concubines drank … Continue reading

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Pentecost 23, Monday, Year C

Inspired by 1 Samuel 2:1-10 “Talk no more so very proudly, let not arrogance come from your mouth; for the Lord is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.  The bows of the mighty are broken, but … Continue reading

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Reformation Sunday, Year C

Inspired by John 8:31-36 “Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, ‘If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.’  They … Continue reading

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Pentecost 23, Saturday, Year C

Inspired by Luke 1:46-55 “He has shown strength with his arm; he has scattered the proud in the thoughts of their hearts.  He has brought down the powerful from their thrones, and lifted up the lowly; he has filled the … Continue reading

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Pentecost 23, Friday, Year C

Inspired by Jeremiah 9:17-26 “Thus says the Lord: Do not let the wise boast in their wisdom, do not let the mighty boast in their might, do not let the wealthy boast in their wealth; but let those who boast … Continue reading

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Pentecost 23, Thursday, Year C

Inspired by 2 Timothy 3:1-9 “You must understand this, that in the last days distressing times will come.  For people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, inhuman, implacable, slanderers, … Continue reading

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Pentecost 22, Wednesday, Year C

Inspired by Luke 22:39-46 “Then [Jesus] withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, knelt down, and prayed, ‘Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me; yet, not my will but yours be done.’  Then an angel from heaven … Continue reading

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Pentecost 22, Tuesday, Year C

Inspired by 1 Samuel 25:23-35 “David said to Abigail, ‘Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, who sent you to meet me today!  Blessed be your good sense, and blessed be you, who have kept me today from bloodguilt … Continue reading

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