Tag: Promised Land

Saturday of 2nd Sunday after Trinity – Acts 13:26-43

ShareActs 13:26-43 How patient are you?  How long do you think it’s reasonable to wait for something to happen that’s supposed to happen? In our contemporary world, we’re used to having things happen immediately, or certainly the same day.  Many people are angry if you don’t answer their text within a few minutes.  It kinda […]

June 10, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Monday of Trinity Sunday – Acts 7:1-16

ShareActs 7:1-16 When Stephen was accused by the Jews of blasphemous words against the Temple and the Law, how did Stephen defend himself? I’ll tell you what he didn’t do.  He didn’t try to offer scientific proof that Jesus rose from the dead.  He could have done something like that.  He could have begun by […]

May 22, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Friday of Lent 3 – Mark 12:1-12

ShareMark 12:1-12 Today, Jesus continues His teaching on trees and fruitfulness, only this time He’s talking not so much about the trees but those who tend them.  In the beginning, God placed man in a paradisiacal garden for Him to tend.  He created a good and beautiful place for man to live and work with […]

March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments More

January 2 – Hebrews 4:1-13

ShareHebrews 4:1-13 Having chronic fatigue, I can definitely relate to rest.  It makes me tired just to think about it.  And yet what a heavenly concept! Unfortunately, we are a culture and a people who can find no rest. Despite having more leisure than most people have had and despite having labor-saving devices, our lives […]

January 2, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Thursday of Trinity 9 – Luke 18:31-43

ShareLuke 18:31-43 The healing of the blind man is a quintessential story of healing in the Bible: it’s all there, and told with such simplicity, brevity, and yet comprehension.  It makes a wonderful story to meditate on using the lectio divina. Imagine that you are in first century Israel, living near Jericho, that city symbolic […]

August 5, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of 2nd Sunday after Trinity – Acts 13:26-43

ShareActs 13:26-43 How patient are you?  How long do you think it’s reasonable to wait for something to happen that’s supposed to happen? In our contemporary world, we’re used to having things happen immediately, or certainly the same day.  If certain people e-mail you and you don’t get back to them within the day, you’re […]

July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Monday of Trinity Sunday – Acts 7:1-16

ShareActs 7:1-16 When Stephen was accused by the Jews of blasphemous words against the Temple and the Law, how did Stephen defend himself? I’ll tell you what he didn’t do.  He didn’t try to offer scientific proof that Jesus rose from the dead.  He could have done something like that.  He could have begun by […]

June 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Friday of Lent 3 – Mark 12:1-12

ShareFriday of Lent 3 – Mark 12:1-12 Today, Jesus continues His teaching on trees and fruitfulness, only this time He’s talking not so much about the trees but those who tend them.  In the beginning, God placed man in a paradisiacal garden for Him to tend.  He created a good and beautiful place for man […]

March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments More

January 2 – Hebrews 4:1-13

Share Hebrews 4:1-13 Having chronic fatigue, I can definitely relate to rest.  It makes me tired just to think about it.  And yet what a heavenly concept! Unfortunately, we are a culture and a people who can find no rest. Despite having more leisure than most people have had and despite having labor-saving devices, our […]

January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of Trinity 9 – Luke 18:31-43

ShareLuke 18:31-43 The healing of the blind man is a quintessential story of healing in the Bible: it’s all there, and told with such simplicity, brevity, and yet comprehension.  It makes a wonderful story to meditate on using the lectio divina. Imagine that you are in first century Israel, living near Jericho, that city symbolic […]

August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments More