Monthly Archives: July 2015

Pentecost 10, Friday, Year B

Inspired by Exodus 12:43-13:2 “[T]here shall be one law for the native and for the alien who resides among you.” Exodus 12:49 (NRSV) People tend to draw together based on what they have in common. Like gravitates toward like, and … Continue reading

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Pentecost 10, Thursday, Year B

Inspired by 1 Corinthians 11:17-22 “Now in the following instructions I do not commend you, because when you come together it is not for the better but for the worse. For, to begin with, when you come together as a … Continue reading

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Pentecost 9, Wednesday, Year B

Inspired by Isaiah 25:6-10a “And he will destroy on this mountain the shroud that is cast over all peoples, the sheet that is spread over all nations; he will swallow up death forever.” Isaiah 25:7-8a (NRSV) There are many things … Continue reading

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Pentecost 9, Tuesday, Year B

Inspired by Romans 15:22-33 “They were pleased to do this, and indeed they owe it to them; for if the Gentiles have come to share in their spiritual blessings, they ought also to be of service to them in material … Continue reading

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Pentecost 9, Monday, Year B

Inspired by Philippians 4:10-20 “I know what it is to have little, and I know what it is to have plenty. In any and all circumstances I have learned the secret of being well-fed and of going hungry, of having … Continue reading

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Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B

Inspired by John 6:1-21 “When Jesus realized that they were about to come and take him by force to make him king, he withdrew again to the mountain by himself.” John 6:15 (NRSV) If you read enough religious literature, if … Continue reading

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Pentecost 9, Saturday, Year B

Inspired by John 4:31-38 “I sent you to reap that for which you did not labor. Others have labored, and you have entered into their labor.” John 4:38 (NRSV) When you look at old photographs that show a different era—forty … Continue reading

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Pentecost 9, Friday, Year B

Inspired by Colossians 3:12-17 “As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. Bear with one another and, if anyone has a complaint against another, forgive each other; just as the Lord has … Continue reading

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Pentecost 9, Thursday, Year B

Inspired by Colossians 1:9-14 “For this reason, since the day we heard it, we have not ceased praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of God’s will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so … Continue reading

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Pentecost 8, Wednesday, Year B

Inspired by Luke 15:1-7 “Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, ‘This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” Luke 15:1-2 (NRSV) When … Continue reading

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