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Bible Readings for Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019

Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany Genesis 45:3-11 15 (Joseph forgives his brothers); Psalm 37:1-11 39-40 (The lowly shall possess the land); 1 Corinthians 15:35-38 42-50 (The mystery of the resurrection); Luke 6:27-38 (Love your enemies) (New International Version) Genesis 45:3-11, 15 3 Joseph said to … Continue reading

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Household Morning and Evening Prayers for the week starting on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019

Household Prayer: Morning Gracious God, thank you for the gift of this new day.                  Ps. 119:133 Guide my steps as I face choices to care for the earth or not, to show compassion toward others or not, to care … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019

Sixth Sunday after the EpiphanyJeremiah 17:5-10 (Those who trust the Lord are like trees); Psalm 1 (Trees planted by streams of water); 1 Corinthians 15:12-20 (Christ has been raised); Luke 6:17-26 (Blessings on the poor woes on the rich) (New American Bible … Continue reading

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Household Prayers for the week starting on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019

Household Prayer: Morning Gracious God, thank you for the gift of this new day.                  Ps. 119:133 Guide my steps as I face choices to care for the earth or not, to show compassion toward others or not, to care … Continue reading

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Household Prayers for the week starting on Dec. 9, 2018

Household Prayer: Morning Blessed are you, Lord God:                                                      Luke 1:68, 78–79 by your tender mercy the dawn breaks upon us. Guide our feet this day in paths of peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Household Prayer: Evening Blessed are … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Dec. 9, 2018

Read the Gospel here Rich and poor, capitalist and laborers, are not classifications and distinctions made by the Church of Christ. To the church there are only two kinds of people— those who follow Christ and those who do not. … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts

These thoughts are meant to illustrate Luke 21:25-36 (click here to read it) The beasts of the field say: “Love made me.” The birds of the air say: “Love made me.” The creatures that swim in the rivers and the sea … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel of Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018

Read the Gospel here What does it profit you to give God one thing if he asks of you another? Consider what it is God wants, and then do it. You will as a result better satisfy your heart than … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018

Read the Gospel here We take care of our possessions for our children. But of the children themselves we take no care at all. What an absurdity in this! Form the soul of thy son aright, and all the rest … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018

  If I love you from fear of hell, send me to hell; If I love you from hope of heaven, keep me from heaven. But if I love you for yourself, let me come to you. Meister Eckhart *  … Continue reading

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