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Once again you can read Lamentations 5 at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=lamentations+5&version=NRSV VI.The people of Jerusalem were able to explicitly name their situation, discouragement and pain. One hope I have for us in reading and spending time with this painful passage is to … Continue reading
Here are several translations of 1 Corinthians 13 –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20corinthians%2013&version=NRSV;NIV;LEB;KJV IV.“It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.” 1 Corinthians 13:7 V.Several years ago I was reading a book (sorry, right now I don’t recall the … Continue reading
Well, the first test showed up correctly, at least in my email. Now for a second test for a “scheduled” post. This will be the last test for today.
Pardon this test, but I am trying to find out why for the last several week the posts showed up in email with extra characters.
I.This week we turn to the Gospel of Matthew for our reflections, still thinking about Wisdom. Notice the closing of this week’s reading – “Yet wisdom is vindicated by her deeds.” (Matthew 11:19) Our passage begins with, “As they went away … Continue reading
I.The words we hear from the Prophet Jeremiah this week are set up by the inquiry King Zedekiah sends to the Jeremiah, This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord, when King Zedekiah sent to him Pashhur … Continue reading
I thought today it would be good to post all 3 of this week’s reflections in a single post. And, if you would like the 3 weekly posts delivered to your inbox, one way is to subscribe to the mailing … Continue reading
Allow me a moment the Christmas Day to share a few words from the sermon “The Face in the Sky” by Frederick Buechner. You can find the full text of the sermon at https://www.frederickbuechner.com/blog/2019/12/24/weekly-sermon-illustration-the-face-in-the-sky Those who believe in God can … Continue reading