The Encroaching Kingdom

Year B Ezekiel 17:22-24 Psalm 92:1-4,11-14 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, 14-17 Mark 4:26-34 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… When you buy a house…  it’s important to know where the property lines are…  where the boundaries are…  ] that way…  if there’s any question about just where the fence separates the two properties…  if...

Out of His Mind

Year B Genesis 3:8-15 Psalm 130 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 Mark 3:20-35 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… Sometimes…  people we know…  will think that we’ve lost our mind…  in a S4 episode of Friends…  Phoebe accuses Ross…  of being completely out of his mind…  after he proposes playing a quiz game to settle...

Embracing Sabbath’s Sacred Rhythm

Year B Deuteronomy 5:12-15 Psalm 81:1-10 2 Corinthians 4:5-12 Mark 2:23-3:6 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… There is a sacred rhythm to Sabbath… a sacred rhythm that is gift…  Sabbath is not simply a day off…  not necessarily a day to grill some brats and have a cold one…  it’s a day...