Following Or Faking It?
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Following Or Faking It?

THE SECOND SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY JANUARY 17, 2020 JOHN 1: 43-51 The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. Finding Philip, he said to him, “Follow me.” Philip, like Andrew and Peter, was from the town of Bethsaida. Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have found the one Moses wrote about in the...

Trust
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Trust

THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD MARK 1: 4-11 And so John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem went out to him. Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River. John wore...

Under the Surface
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Under the Surface

CHRISTMAS EVE DECEMBER 24, 2020 LUKE 2: 1-14 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register. So Joseph also went up...

The Feminine Face of God
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The Feminine Face of God

THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT LUKE 1: 26-38 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, “Greetings,...

Be the Light
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Be the Light

THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT DECEMBER 13, 2020 JOHN 1: 6-8, 19-28 There was a man sent from God whose name was John. He came as a witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all might believe. He himself was not the light; he came only as a witness to the light....

Something Will Happen
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Something Will Happen

THE SECOND SUNDAY IN ADVENT DECEMBER 6, 2020 MARK 1: 1-8 The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God, as it is written in Isaiah the prophet: “I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way” “a voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Prepare...

The Least, the Lost and the Last
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The Least, the Lost and the Last

CHRIST THE KING SUNDAY MATTHEW 15: 31-46 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats....

Grace, Gratitude and Generosity
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Grace, Gratitude and Generosity

TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JOHN 15: 12-17 “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you do what I command. I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not...

Hurry Up and Wait
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Hurry Up and Wait

THE TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST NOVEMBER 8, 2020 MATTHEW 25: 1-13 “At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like young women who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish and five were wise. The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil...