From the Past Year

  • The Last Judgment
    “My friend, I am not cheating you. Did you not agree with me for the usual daily wage? Take what is yours and go.”
  • Why Should I Forgive Them?
    “Should you not have had pity on your fellow servant as I had pity on you?”
  • Human and Divine
    “For wherever two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.”
  • The Cost of Discipleship
    “For the Son of Man will come with his angels in his Father’s glory.”
  • Five Milestones of Faith
    Twenty-First Sunday Scripture Readings In the region of Caesarea Philippi—a Gentile territory far to the north of Galilee, Jesus sits down with his disciples and says, “Look, guys, I know they’re talking about me. What’re … Read more
  • It Is Good to Give Thanks
    “O woman, great is your faith! Let it be done for you as you wish.”
  • Where’s God?
    Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid.”
  • White Vestments on a Green Day
    “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.”
  • The Reign of God Is in You
    “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net thrown into the sea, which collects fish of every kind.”
  • Gather Us In
    “First collect the weeds and tie them in bundles for burning; but gather the wheat into my barn.”
  • Thy Kingdom Come
    “Whoever has ears ought to hear.”
  • Surrender to Win
    “Come to me all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.”
  • Adjusting Our Focus
    “And whoever gives only a cup of cold water to one of these little ones to drink because the little one is a disciple—amen, I say to you, he will surely not lose his reward.”
  • The Allegiance to Systemic Greed
    “Then he summoned his twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits to drive them out and to cure every disease and every illness.”
  • God of Flesh and Blood
    “Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him on the last day.”
  • A Matter of Life and Death
    “For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him.”
  • Receive the Holy Spirit
    “Receive the Holy Spirit. Whose sins you forgive are forgiven them, and whose sins you retain are retained.”
  • Your Ascension into Glory
    “And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.”
  • The Power of Love
    “On that day you will realize that I am in my Father and you are in me and I in you.”
  • Where Is Your God?
    “Whoever has seen me has seen the Father.”
  • That They May Have Life
    “I am the gate. Whoever enters through me will be saved, and will come in and go out and find pasture.”
  • The Breaking of the Bread
    “And it happened that, while he was with them at table, he took bread, said the blessing, broke it, and gave it to them.”
  • Have You Seen the Risen Christ?
    “Have you come to believe because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed.”
  • To See and Believe
    Easter Sunday Scripture Readings This Easter morning, we are treated to the story of the Resurrection of Jesus according to John, the beloved disciple. While by this time, we’re well acquainted with the mystical gospel … Read more
  • Who Is Risen?
    “Do not be afraid! I know that you are seeking Jesus the crucified. He is not here, for he has been raised just as he said.”
  • The Background Story
    “It is finished”
  • The Good Gift
    “I have given you a model to follow, so that as I have done for you, you should also do.”
  • Expectations Can Be Deadly
    “Hosanna to the Son of David; blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord; hosanna in the highest.”
  • First Lazarus, Now Me
    “I am the resurrection and the life; whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die.”
  • Light from Darkness; Darkness from Light
    “If he is a sinner, I do not know. One thing I do know is that I was blind and now I see.”
  • Our Reflection in the Water
    “Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again; but whoever drinks the water I shall give will never thirst;”
  • The Visible Presence of God
    “Then from the cloud came a voice that said, ‘This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.'”
  • Temptations to Sin and Death
    “He fasted for forty days and forty nights and afterwards he was hungry.”
  • Rend Your Hearts Not Your Garments
    “Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them.”
  • Where Are the Christians?
    “So be perfect, just a your heavenly Father is perfect.”
  • Obeying the Law
    “Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have come not to abolish but to fulfill.”
  • What’s a Follower of Christ Like?
    “You are the light of the world. A city set on a mountain cannot be hidden.”
  • Bless Us, Oh Lord, Our God
    “He began to teach them, saying: ‘Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.’”
  • What’s the Good News?
    “Come after me and I will make you fishers of men.”
  • Discerning the Christ
    “Now I have seen and testified that he is the Son of God.”
  • The Resonance of God
    “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”
  • The Incarnation Paradox
    “For today in the city of David a savior has been born for you who is Christ and Lord.”
  • The Marriage of Joseph and Mary
    “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your wife into your home.”
  • Are You the One Who Is to Come?
    “Amen, I say to you, among those born of women there has been none greater than John the Baptist”
  • The Baptist’s Message Still Resounds
    “John the Baptist appeared, preaching in the desert of Judea and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!”
  • Maranatha! Our Lord, Come!
    “So too, you also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come.”
  • What Does It Mean to Be King?
    “Amen, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.”
  • A Call to Fidelity
    “When you hear of wars and insurrections, do not be terrified; for such things must happen first, but it will not immediately be the end.”
  • Immortality Is Our Inheritance
    “Those who are deemed worthy to attain to the coming age and to the resurrection of the dead neither marry nor are given in marriage.”
  • The Resurrection of the Dead
    “For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in him may have eternal life, and I shall raise them on the last day.”
  • Does “All Saints” Include You?
    “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.”
  • Am I Worthy of God’s Grace?
    “For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save what was lost.”