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I Will, with God’s Help

Year B Exodus 20:1-17 Psalm 19 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 John 2:13-22 May the words of my mouth… O God… speak your Truth… In the ELCA…  and in the Episcopal church…  when those who can speak for themselves…  are baptized…  or affirm baptismal vows already made…  they profess their faith in Jesus…  reject sin…  and...

Winning by Losing

Mr. Alex Quick Year B Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 Psalm 22:22-30 Romans 4:13-25 Mark 8:31-38 May the words of my mouth, and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O God. This Lent, we are remembering the covenants that God has made with humanity to repair, restore, and reconcile creation to himself;...

Who Does the Law Exclude?

Something that many people experience when dealing with “the law,” is that it’s not always applied with fairness and it’s not always applied with justice. Sometimes, it’s who you are that determines just how it’s applied. And sometimes it’s less about what’s “fair or just,” and more about who “wins.” I experienced this myself...

Not Just In, But Into

Year B Genesis 9:8-17 Psalm 25:1-9 1Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1:9-15 May the words of my mouth… O God… speak your Truth… After the flood God declared…  I have set my bow in the clouds…  and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and the earth… and this is where we get...

Horizon Found

Year B Joel 2:1-2,12-17 Psalm 103:8-14 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 Matthew 6:1-6,16-21 May the words of my mouth… O God… speak your Truth… As we grow up…  some things catch our attention…  some things make more of an impression on us than other things do…  form us in some way…  when I was almost a...