Category Archives: lectionary reflection

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Love and marriage

Today’s readings include the golden calf incident during the Exodus, and the parable of the wedding banquet  You may have seen, as I did, the story this week of a young girl who chose a new, white suit in which … Continue reading

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The myth of redemptive violence

We can move mountains, if our thoughts and prayers for the latest victims of violence are backed by faith in the one who loves us, rather than the myths sold us by our gun suppliers; if we remember who is was that sowed the Garden in the first place, and placed us in it. Continue reading

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Every knee

It is crucial and critical to find this mind that is in Christ Jesus, and follow him in all of his glorious humility. There is nothing wrong with kneeling before him in silence. Continue reading

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Unfair

You do not reward us according to our loveableness, thank God, you are less fair, unlike our exacting, you err always on the side of mercy, balancing justice by melting down wood and iron, recasting the scales to create love’s … Continue reading

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Apocalypse and Passover

In times such as these, our prayer is not for God to pass us by, nor to turn a blind eye. Our prayer is for God to be with us, to share with us a sign of God’s covenant: the blood poured out, the meal hastily shared. Continue reading

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Overcome

What should a disaster preparedness plan for a church look like? Continue reading

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