Monthly Archives: December 2014

December 31, Year B

Inspired by Psalm 148 “Kings of the earth and all peoples, princes and all rulers of the earth! Young men and women alike, old and young together! Let them praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is … Continue reading

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December 30, Year B

Inspired by Proverbs 9:1-12 “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.” Proverbs 9:10 (NRSV) Want to live a good, fulfilling life? Want to know how to prioritize your … Continue reading

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December 29, Year B

Inspired by Matthew 12:46-50 “And pointing to his disciples, [Jesus] said, ‘Here are my mother and my brothers! For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.’” Matthew 12:49-50 (NRSV) Many children … Continue reading

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First Sunday after Christmas, Year B

Inspired by Luke 22:22-40 “‘Simon, Simon, listen! Satan has demanded to sift all of you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your own faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned back, strengthen your … Continue reading

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December 27, Year B

Inspired by 1 John 1:1-9 “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he who is faithful and just will forgive us our sins and … Continue reading

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December 26, Year B

Inspired by Jeremiah 26:1-9, 12-15 “The priests and the prophets and all the people heard Jeremiah speaking these words in the house of the LORD. And when Jeremiah had finished speaking all that the LORD had commanded him to speak … Continue reading

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Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas Day, Year B

Inspired by Titus 3:4-7 “But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of any works of righteousness that we had done, but according to his mercy, through the water of rebirth … Continue reading

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Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas Eve, Year B

Inspired by Luke 2:1-14 “In that region there were shepherds living in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. Then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and … Continue reading

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December 23, Year B

Inspired by Zephaniah 3:14-20 “I will deal with all your oppressors at that time. And I will save the lame and gather the outcast, and I will change their shame into praise and renown in all the earth.” Zephaniah 3:19 … Continue reading

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December 22, Year B

Inspired by Psalm 96 “For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; he is to be revered above all gods. For all the gods of the peoples are idols, but the LORD made the heavens. Honor and majesty … Continue reading

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