Nicolas R.D. Dyke

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October 28, 2001

The parable in today's Gospel (Luke 18:9-14) sheds some light on our attitude in offering prayers to God. The Pharisee, a righteous man in the eyes of the community, and a tax collector, a self-confessed wicked and sinful man, go to...

September 16, 2001

The Lectionary readings for today include two wonderful stories from the Bible - the Old Testament story (Exodus 32:1, 7-14) about Moses and God upon the mountain and the New Testament story of Jesus eating with tax collectors and...

June 17, 2001

The Old Testament lesson (2 Samuel 11:26-12:10, 13-15) reminds us that there are consequences to our actions. King David desires Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah, one of his officers. After committing adultery with her, David plots to have...

April 22, 2001

John tells us of a very special meeting between Jesus and ten of his disciples. Let's go back for a few days so we can better understand what John has to tell us. Jesus and his twelve disciples had gathered for, what we think was the...