Tuesday, October 31

Separated? No, connected through worship Psalm 43 Psalm 42 and 43 are part of the same prayer. The sense is of a priest or Levite who has been separated from the place of worship (perhaps captured, or exiled?) but is going to call on God's light … [Continue reading]

Monday, October 30

The saints are those who truly speak for God Micah 3:5-12 False and true spokesmen for God contrasted. 5 Thus says the Lord concerning the prophets who lead my people astray, who cry ‘Peace’ when they have something to eat, but declare war … [Continue reading]

The holy tradition leads us in a holy commission

From the lectionary readings for Sunday, October 29, 2017 Theme of the week Scripture is holy and lifegiving, leading to eternal life and given to us to trust — in the historic words of the collect prayer for the week, “to read, mark, learn and … [Continue reading]

The presence of God transforms – us and our world

Lectionary readings for week of October 16–22, 2017 CONTENTS Monday: Read Exodus 33:12-end Tuesday: Supplementary readings, Psalms/Isaiah Wednesday: Read Matthew 22:15–22 Thursday: Read 1 Thessalonians 1:1–10 Friday: Message: We need God's presence … [Continue reading]