Lent

Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 13:18

Joshua is working to claim the land that God has promised. He is sending warriors into battle, and this verse is a part of their response. They have accepted his command and do so seemingly with ease. If you have been deployed for military service...

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Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 15:44

I love this passage from James which asks important questions about faith, James 2:14-16 :  “What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but do not have works?  Can faith save you?  If a brother or sister is naked and lacks...

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Friday, February 19, 2016 - 01:15

The sun shall no longer be your light by day nor for brightness shall the moon give light to you by night. Your sun shall no more go down, or your moon withdraw itself, for the Lord will be your everlasting light, and your days of mourning shall be...

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Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 15:44

In my work with The Episcopal Church, I am lucky to see people across the world choosing the kind of fast God proclaims through Isaiah. Our Domestic Poverty and Environmental Justice fellows, our Jubilee Network, and hundreds of ministries from...

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 15:44

The imagery the psalmist uses in these passages is remarkable, particularly in how the writer describes God and Zion as the same: “Walk about Zion, go all around it, count its towers, consider well its ramparts; go through its citadels, that you...

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 21:21

I was born and raised an Episcopalian. I never imagined I would choose the streets of an inner-city as a place to proclaim Christ. I never thought I’d regularly enter a jail to teach and worship, or mingle with patrons of Our Daily Bread Food...

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Monday, February 15, 2016 - 14:23

One sentence from the story of Job tells a myriad about whom he is and how he is thought of and cared for.  It begs the question, “how do we suffer with each other?” and recognizes go as an intention, a contemplation, and a ministry.  For many who...

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Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 15:44

 I have had a lot of change in my life: moving to different cities and countries, divorce, relationships, change of jobs and careers, different degrees in school, son off to college – twice. And now I face a big change in my Church life. My dad is...

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Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 15:44

In Mark 16:15, Jesus said to his disciples to go into the world and preach the Gospel to every creature. He also told them to go and tell all His good works so they too can be at his house to benefit from His everlasting love. In Luke 14:23, as...

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Friday, February 12, 2016 - 15:44

A Time to Get Going A Paraphrase of God’s Command to Noah (Genesis 8:15-9:3)  When God delivered Noah and his family after a tumultuous year-long voyage over troubled waters, he commanded Noah, “Go, I have given you a second chance. Go, be fruitful...

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