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COME AND SEE

“What are you looking for? Rabbi, where are you staying? He said to them: Come and see”. Come and see! John 1:29-42 The next day John again was standing with two of his disciples, and …

01 / 29 / 20

CONFIRMING NAME OF JESUS ON EIGHTH DAY

Today is the Day of Celebration of the Holy Name of Jesus Christ. Our gospel passage begins in Luke Chapter Two. “When the angels had left them, and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to …

01 / 05 / 20

GOD HAS MOVED INTO THE NEIGHBORHOOD

And the Word became flesh and lived among us. And, we have seen his glory, the glory of a Father’s only son, full of grace and truth”. (John 1:14, NRSV) I like this translation of …

12 / 29 / 19

A CHILD IS BORN

Today we want to look at two backdrops, landscapes of the human and the divine; earthy yet spiritual; immanent yet transcendent. Jesus Christ, God coming to earth and living among us, and God bringing the …

12 / 24 / 19

A Light Shining in the Darkness

If you read our Gospel passage alongside of our first reading in Romans, the message is sobering. Paul is telling the Roman Church to anticipate the soon coming of Christ. Matthew writing to the Church …

12 / 01 / 19

HEAR, READ, MARK, LEARN AND INWARDLY DIGEST HOLY SCRIPTURES

This week’s collect is one of my favorite collects. Let’s look at it again. “Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, …

11 / 17 / 19

ALL SAINTS AND ALL SOULS

All Saints and All Souls is a time of the year that we set aside to remember all the saints, both near in our time and in the age’s past. It is a time to …

11 / 03 / 19

PRAY FOR THE WELFARE OF THE CITY

In the past couple weeks, we have been looking at the relationship between the Apostle Paul and his protégé, Timothy. And, we know that whether this was the original Paul or the original Timothy from …

10 / 13 / 19

TUNE UP

Time for a Tune-up There is an old expression that says, “When things get tough the tough get going.” I’m not sure that’s the greatest tenet to live by, but maybe we could adjust the …

10 / 06 / 19

SAINT MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

There is something beyond what we know, see and understand. There is something or someone that is beyond our grasp. Is someone looking after us? Some of us call them angels. The interpretation of the …

09 / 29 / 19