Tuesday Text, Sunday, September 30, 2018 “The king returned from the palace garden to the banquet room just as Haman was kneeling on the couch where Esther was reclining. "Will you even molest the ... Continue Reading→
A weekly engagement with one of the lectionary readings for the week by Greg Moore.
“The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are being destroyed. But it is the power of God for those who are being saved.” (1 Cor. 1:18) What is Holy Cross Day? Holy Cross Day is a major ... Continue Reading→
Jesus took him away from the crowd by himself and put his fingers in the man’s ears. Then he spit and touched the man’s tongue. Small Sanctuaries At least one theme that runs through Mark’s Gospel ... Continue Reading→
James 1: 19 You must understand this, my beloved: let everyone be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger Non-Silence Silent Sam did not come down quietly last week. The images of the ... Continue Reading→
When the immigrant comes and prays toward this temple, then listen from heaven, where you live, and do everything the immigrant asks. — 1 Kings 8: 42-43 Put on God’s armor so that you can make a ... Continue Reading→
“Then the Jews debated among themselves, asking, “How can this man give us his flesh to eat?” Hocus Pocus This is where all the hocus pocus happens. This text has mystified countless, within ... Continue Reading→
2 Samuel 18:2-9, 15, 31-33 ”The forest devoured more soldiers than the sword that day.” In the end, it was the trees that got them. After all the training, all of the equipping, all of the ... Continue Reading→