Tag: Bread of life

Friday of Trinity 14 – Matthew 6:1-18

ShareMatthew 6:1-18 Jesus spoke at length about 3 spiritual disciplines that He assumes His disciples are practicing.  These 3 disciplines Jesus preaches on are 3 that have for centuries been a part of Lent, as well as a fundamental part of the Christian life as a whole until the time of the Reformation. Can you […]

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Tuesday of Trinity 13 – Matthew 2:1-12

ShareMatthew 2:1-12 I want to talk this morning about zombies. . . . Yes, zombies – you know, the living dead that you see in horror movies. I don’t watch a lot of movies compared to a lot of people, but in my time I’ve watched a number of strange movies.  One of them was […]

August 21, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of Trinity 12 – Romans 14:13-23

ShareRomans 14:13-23 What would your day look like if from the first thing in the morning until the last thing at night you acted completely in love? Take a few moments (if not now, then at the end of today’s Give Us This Day) and visualize your day in terms of what it would look […]

August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of Trinity 8 – Acts 27:27-44

ShareActs 27:27-44 “And when he had said these things, he took bread and gave thanks to God in the presence of them all; and when he had broken it, he began to eat.  Then they were all encouraged and also took food themselves.  And in all we were two hundred and seventy-six persons on the […]

July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of 4th Sunday in Trinity – Luke 9:1-17

ShareLuke 9:1-17 In this morning’s lesson, I see not just one but two miracles.  The first miracle is one we’re all familiar with.  We’ve all heard and thought about the miracle of Christ providing enough food for 5000 people from a few loaves of bread and fish.  But where is the second miracle in the […]

July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Wednesday of the Sunday after the Ascension – Revelation 19:11-16

ShareRevelation 19:11-16 St. John’s Revelation forces me to consider the crucial, age-old question of how to act like a Colossus of Rhodes and straddle the river of living waters that flows from Holy Scripture.  On the one side, I have to plant my foot into the 1st century Roman and Jewish world; on the other, […]

May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Tuesday of Sexagesima Sunday – Mark 8:11-26

ShareMark 8:11-26 Poor, stupid, disciples.  They just don’t get it, do they? Their conversation with Jesus goes something like this: “Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.” Stunned silence.  Gears slowly grinding in 12 crania.  Let’s see, Jesus just fed the 4000 thousand . . . and we […]

February 9, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Tuesday of Trinity 18 – Matthew 14:13-21

ShareMatthew 14:13-21             Do you ever find yourself doing some of the most important things in life as if you’re just going through the motions?  Sometimes the most important things in life have become so common that we stop noticing them.  For example, most of the time we don’t notice that we breathe to take […]

October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Friday of Trinity 14 – Matthew 6:1-18

ShareMatthew 6:1-18 Jesus spoke at length about 3 spiritual disciplines that He assumes His disciples are practicing.  These 3 disciplines Jesus preaches on are 3 that have for centuries been a part of Lent, as well as a fundamental part of the Christian life as a whole until the time of the Reformation. Can you […]

September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Romans 14:13-23

ShareRomans 14:13-23 What would your day look like if from the first thing in the morning until the last thing at night you acted completely in love? Take a few moments (if not now, then at the end of today’s Give Us This Day) and visualize your day in terms of what it would look […]

September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments More