Monthly Archives: January 2014

Epiphany 4, Friday, Year A

Inspired by Deuteronomy 24:17-25:4 “When you reap your harvest in your field and forget a sheaf in the field, you shall not go back to get it; it shall be left for the alien, the orphan, and the widow, so … Continue reading

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Epiphany 4, Thursday, Year A

Inspired by 1 Peter 3:8-12 “For ‘Those who desire life and desire to see good days, let them keep their tongues from evil and their lips from speaking deceit; let them turn away from evil and do good; let them … Continue reading

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Epiphany 3, Wednesday, Year A

Inspired by Luke 1:67-79 “By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into … Continue reading

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Epiphany 3, Tuesday, Year A

Inspired by Psalm 27:7-14 “I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.”  Psalm 27:13 (NRSV) Death is a frightening concept for most of us.  We fear our own death, and we … Continue reading

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Epiphany 3, Monday, Year A

Inspired by Judges 6:11-24 “The angel of the Lord appeared to him and said to him, ‘The Lord is with you, you mighty warrior.’  Gideon answered him, ‘But sir, if the Lord is with us, why then has all this … Continue reading

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Third Sunday after Epiphany, Year A

Inspired by Isaiah 9:1-4 “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness—on them light has shined.”  Isaiah 9:2 (NRSV) When you spend a long time in darkness, your … Continue reading

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Epiphany 3, Saturday, Year A

Inspired by Luke 5:27-32 “The Pharisees and their scribes were complaining to his disciples, saying, ‘Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?’  Jesus answered, ‘Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those … Continue reading

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Epiphany 3, Friday, Year A

Inspired by Galatians 2:1-10 “[F]or he who worked through Peter making him an apostle to the circumcised also worked through me in sending me to the Gentiles.”  Galatians 2:8 (NRSV) To effectively proclaim the risen Christ to first century Palestinian … Continue reading

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Epiphany 3, Thursday, Year A

Inspired by Galatians 1:11-24 “Then I went into the regions of Syria and Cilicia, and I was still unknown by sight to the churches of Judea that are in Christ; they only heard it said, ‘The one who formerly was … Continue reading

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Epiphany 2, Wednesday, Year A

Inspired by Matthew 9:14-17 “Then the disciples of John came to [Jesus], saying, ‘Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples do not fast?’”  Matthew 9:14 (NRSV) Ever since Jesus walked the earth there have been those … Continue reading

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