Monthly Archives: November 2013

Advent 1, Saturday, Year A

Inspired by Matthew 24:1-22 “As Jesus came out of the temple and was going away, his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple.  Then he asked him, ‘You see all these, do you not?  Truly … Continue reading

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Advent 1, Friday, Year A

Inspired by Genesis 6:1-10 “The Lord saw that the wickedness of humankind was great in the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of their hearts was only evil continually.  And the Lord was sorry that he had made … Continue reading

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Advent 1, Thursday, Year A

Inspired by James 4:1-10 “You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, in order to spend what you get on your pleasures.”  James 4:3 (NRSV) God wants good things for us, right?  So why doesn’t he answer our … Continue reading

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Christ the King, Wednesday, Year C

Inspired by Luke 1:1-4 “Since many have undertaken to set down an orderly account of the events that have been fulfilled among us, just as they were handed on to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and … Continue reading

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Christ the King, Tuesday, Year C

Inspired by Isaiah 33:17-22 “For the Lord is our judge, the Lord is our ruler, the Lord is our king; he will save us.”  Isaiah 33:22 (NRSV) We like to think we’ve got complete control over our lives.  We’re masters … Continue reading

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Christ the King, Monday, Year C

Inspired by Jeremiah 46:18-28 “But as for you, have no fear, my servant Jacob, and do not be dismayed, O Israel; for I am going to save you from far away, and your offspring from the land of their captivity.  … Continue reading

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Christ the King Sunday, Year C

Inspired by Colossians 1:11-20 “For in [Christ] all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him God was pleased to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, by making peace through the blood … Continue reading

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Christ the King, Saturday, Year C

Inspired by Luke 18:15-17 “But Jesus called for them and said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs.  Truly I tell you, … Continue reading

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Christ the King, Friday, Year C

Inspired by Psalm 46 “Come, behold the works of the Lord; see what desolations he has brought on the earth.  He makes wars cease to the end of the earth; he breaks the bow, and shatters the spear; he burns … Continue reading

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Christ the King, Thursday, Year C

Inspired by 2 Chronicles 18:12-22 “The messenger who had gone to summon Micaiah said to him, ‘Look, the words of the prophets with one accord are favorable to the king; let your word be like the word of one of … Continue reading

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