Monthly Archives: August 2015

Pentecost 14, Monday, Year B

Inspired by Deuteronomy 4:9-14 “But take care and watch yourselves closely, so as neither to forget the things that your eyes have seen nor to let them slip from your mind all the days of your life; make them known … Continue reading

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Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B

Inspired by James 1:17-27 “If any think they are religious, and do not bridle their tongues but deceive their hearts, their religion is worthless. Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to care for orphans … Continue reading

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Pentecost 14, Saturday, Year B

Inspired by John 18:28-32 “So Pilate went out to them and said, ‘What accusation do you bring against this man?’ They answered, ‘If this man were not a criminal, we would not have handed him over to you.’” John 18:29-30 … Continue reading

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Pentecost 14, Friday, Year B

Inspired by Exodus 32:15-35 “Moses said to Aaron, ‘What did this people do to you that you have brought so great a sin upon them?’ And Aaron said, ‘Do not let the anger of my lord burn hot; you know … Continue reading

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Pentecost 14, Thursday, Year B

Inspired by Exodus 32:1-14 “When the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mountain, the people gathered around Aaron, and said to him, ‘Come, make gods for us, who shall go before us; as for this Moses, … Continue reading

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Pentecost 13, Wednesday, Year B

Inspired by John 15:16-25 “If you belonged to the world, the world would love you as its own. Because you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world—therefore the world hates you.” John … Continue reading

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Pentecost 13, Tuesday, Year B

Inspired by Psalm 119:97-104 “Oh, how I love your law! It is my meditation all day long.” Psalm 119:97 (NRSV) When we think of ‘law’ we often think of strict, arbitrary rules that must be obeyed in order to avoid … Continue reading

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Pentecost 13, Monday, Year B

Inspired by Ephesians 5:21-6:9 “Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ.” Ephesians 5:21 (NRSV) According to many recent polls and studies most Americans today have a deep mistrust of authority, and this mistrust is becoming more pronounced … Continue reading

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Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B

Inspired by Joshua 24:1-2a, 14-18 “Now if you are unwilling to serve the LORD, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served in the region beyond the River or the gods of the Amorites in … Continue reading

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Pentecost 13, Saturday, Year B

Inspired by Luke 11:5-13 “So I say to you, Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.” Luke 11:9 (NRSV) There is much that we want and … Continue reading

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