Monthly Archives: June 2015

Pentecost 5, Tuesday, Year B

Inspired by 2 Corinthians 9:1-5 “So I thought it necessary to urge the brothers to go on ahead to you, and arrange in advance for this bountiful gift that you have promised, so that it may be ready as a … Continue reading

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Pentecost 5, Monday, Year B

Inspired by 2 Corinthians 8:16-24 “We intend that no one should blame us about this generous gift that we are administering, for we intend to do what is right not only in the Lord’s sight but also in the sight … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B

Inspired by 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 “For you know the generous act of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich.” 2 Corinthians 8:9 … Continue reading

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Pentecost 5, Saturday, Year B

Inspired by Luke 4:31-37 “They were astounded at his teaching, because he spoke with authority.” Luke 4:32 (NRSV) It appears that there were many teachers of scripture in Jesus’ day, but none of them taught ‘with authority.’ Yet at the … Continue reading

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Pentecost 5, Friday, Year B

Inspired by Psalm 30 “For his anger is but for a moment; his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning.” Psalm 30:5 (NRSV) We all know someone who can nurse … Continue reading

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Pentecost 5, Thursday, Year B

Inspired by 2 Corinthians 7:2-16 “For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation and brings no regret, but worldly grief produces death.” 2 Corinthians 7:10 (NRSV) Most of us spend our lives trying to achieve happiness, or at … Continue reading

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Pentecost 4, Wednesday, Year B

Inspired by Joshua 10:1-14 “There has been no day like it before or since, when the LORD heeded a human voice; for the LORD fought for Israel.” Joshua 10:14 (NRSV) Our world is based on cause and effect, and we … Continue reading

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Pentecost 4, Tuesday, Year B

Inspired by Psalm 65 “When deeds of iniquity overwhelm us, you forgive our transgressions.” Psalm 65:3 (NRSV) No matter how faithful we try to be, we all sin. We sin willfully and repeatedly. Perhaps we try to justify our behaviors … Continue reading

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Pentecost 4, Monday, Year B

Inspired by Exodus 7:14-24 “Moses and Aaron did just as the LORD commanded. In the sight of Pharaoh and of his officials he lifted up the staff and struck the water in the river, and all the water in the … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B

Inspired by Mark 4:35-41 “On that day, when evening had come, [Jesus] said to [his disciples], ‘Let us go across to the other side.’ And leaving the crowd behind, they took him with them in the boat, just as he … Continue reading

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