Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Holy Trinity, Year B

Inspired by Isaiah 6:1-8 “Then one of the seraphs flew to me, holding a live coal that had been taken from the altar with a pair of tongs. The seraph touched my mouth with it and said: ‘Now that this … Continue reading

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Holy Trinity, Saturday, Year B

Inspired by John 15:18-20, 26-27 “If the world hates you, be aware that it hated me before it hated you.” John 15:18 (NRSV) Hate. Such strong language, especially when compared to how much Jesus has to say about love in … Continue reading

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Holy Trinity, Friday, Year B

Inspired by Romans 8:9-11 “If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will give life to your mortal bodies also through his Spirit that dwells in you.” … Continue reading

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Holy Trinity, Thursday, Year B

Inspired by Isaiah 1:1-4, 16-20 “Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil, learn to do good; seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow.” … Continue reading

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Pentecost, Wednesday, Year B

Inspired by John 20:19-23 “When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among … Continue reading

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Pentecost, Tuesday, Year B

Inspired by 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 “If one member suffers, all suffer together with it; if one member is honored, all rejoice together with it.” 1 Corinthians 12:26 (NRSV) Our modern society operates as though life is a zero-sum game. If … Continue reading

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Pentecost, Monday, Year B

Inspired by 1 Corinthians 12:4-11 “Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who activates all … Continue reading

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Day of Pentecost, Year B

Inspired by Romans 8:22-27 “Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words.” Romans 8:26 (NRSV) God is the … Continue reading

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Pentecost, Saturday, Year B

Inspired by Exodus 15:6-11 “Who is like you, O LORD, among the gods? Who is like you, majestic in holiness, awesome in splendor, doing wonders?” Exodus 15:11 (NRSV) In this day and age, it’s very hard to be truly impressed … Continue reading

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Pentecost, Friday, Year B

Inspired by Psalm 33:12-22 “A king is not saved by his great army; a warrior is not delivered by his great strength. The war horse is a vain hope for victory, and by its great might it cannot save.” Psalm … Continue reading

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