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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Sunday, April 22, 2018

  The humility of Christ is the medicine of man’s swollen pride. Augustine *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * Jesus’ life, his spirit, his personality, is incomparably greater than anything he said, or did, or taught. … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, April 29, 2018

Fifth Sunday of Easter Acts 8:26-40 (Philip teaches and baptizes an Ethiopian); Psalm 22:25-31 (All shall turn to the Lord); 1 John 4:7-21 (Loving one another); John 15:1-8 (Christ the vine) (New International Version) Acts 8:26-40 Philip and the Ethiopian … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Third Sunday of Easter

To read the Gospel, click here! There is nothing so contagious as holiness, nothing more pervasive than Prayer. This is precisely what the traditional Church means by evangelism and what distinguishes from recruitment. Martin Thornton *  *  *  *  *  … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the second Sunday of Easter

When we are in doubt, God will never fail to give light when we have no other plan than to please him and to act in love for him. Brother Lawrence * * * * * * * * * … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for Easter

  The resurrection of Jesus is a hidden event. Jesus didn’t rise from the dead to prove to those who had crucified him that they had made a mistake, or to confound his opponents. Nor did he rise to impress … Continue reading

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Thought Provokers for the Gospel read on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018

Click on picture to read the Gospel of the day Carlyle Marney, the great preacher, used to enjoy telling this one: The rabbi begins by saying, “Thus saith the Lord! The priest begins, “As the Church has always said….” Most … Continue reading

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Bible texts we will read on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2017

Deuteronomy 18:15-20 18:15 The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own people; you shall heed such a prophet. 18:16 This is what you requested of the LORD your God at Horeb … Continue reading

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Household Prayers for the week starting on Sunday, Jan. 21

Household Prayer: Morning Loving God, no matter what I am facing today— mourning or gladness, buying or selling— help me to focus on you throughout it all. Then bring me home safely to you. Amen. Household Prayer: Evening Loving God, … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018

Jonah 3:1-5, 10 3:1 The word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time, saying, 3:2 “Get up, go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell you.” 3:3 So Jonah set out … Continue reading

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Household Prayers for the week starting on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018

Household Prayer: Morning As I rise this day, O God, I give you thanks for breath and life, for the people I will see today, for family, neighbors, and friends, and for those whose ways are challenging to my serenity. … Continue reading

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