Leaving It Behind
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Leaving It Behind

THE THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY JANUARY 24, 2021 MARK 1: 14-20 After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. “The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!” As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee,...

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...

The Blessed Broken
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The Blessed Broken

THE FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY FEBRUARY 2, 2020 MATTHEW 4: 1-12 Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, and he began to teach them. He said: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those...

Hello, Smile, My Name Is…
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Hello, Smile, My Name Is…

THIRD SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY JANUARY 26, 2020 I CORINTHIANS 1: 10-18 I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought. My brothers...

Who Are You Made Of?
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Who Are You Made Of?

MATTHEW 4:1-11 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but...

Don’t Let Yourself Be Humiliated
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Don’t Let Yourself Be Humiliated

THE SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY MATTHEW 5: 38-42 You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’ But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right check, turn to them the other cheek also. And if anyone wants to sue you and...

Through the Eyes of the Powerless
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Through the Eyes of the Powerless

THEE SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY FEBRUARY 17, 2019 LUKE 6: 17-26 He went down with them and stood on a level place. A large crowd of his disciples was there and a great number of people from all over Judea, from Jerusalem, and from the coastal region around Tyre and Sidon, who had come...

Who is Jesus Catching?
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Who is Jesus Catching?

FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY FEBUARY 10, 2019 LUKE 5: 1-11 One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret, the people were crowding around him and listening to the word of God. He saw at the water’s edge two boats, left there by the fishermen, who were washing their nets. He got into one of...

This Thing Called Love
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This Thing Called Love

FEBRUARY 3, 2019 1 CORINTHIANS 13: 1-13 If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that...

Living Wine, Transforming Wine
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Living Wine, Transforming Wine

JANUARY 20, 2019 LUKE 2: 1-11 On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have no more wine.” “Woman, why do you involve me?”...