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October 28, 2018

Job 42:1-6, 10-17; Psalm 34:1-8; Hebrews 7:23-28; Mark 10:46-52

What does it mean to truly see? We hear and look a lot but do we see? Each week we hear the scriptures as they are read but are we able to “visualize,” to see, where God would lead us, how God would renew a...

October 25, 2018

The Psalms over the past weeks have been some of my favorites but this week is particularly wonderful. It is all about the goodness of God and how our response to that goodness is praise. Praise makes a lot more sense, though, when things are good, doesn’t it? I rememb...

October 21, 2018

Job 38:1-7; Psalm 104:1-9, 25, 37b; Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 10:35-45

If we look at all the readings in total today, they seem a bit like a tale of two Gods. In Job, God says to Job, “Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? I didn’t see you at the any of th...

October 18, 2018

O Lord my God, how excellent is your greatness! You are clothed with majesty and splendor.

You wrap yourself with light as with a cloak, and spread out the heavens like a curtain. Psalm 104: 1b-2

Psalm 104 taps into the majesty, mystery, and cosmic wonder of our creative...

October 14, 2018

Job 23:1-9, 16-17; Psalm 22:1-15; Hebrews 4:12-16; Mark 10:17-31

We really have two types of confession in our tradition: a confession of sin and one of faith. Don’t raise your hand, but has anyone ever been to “confession” or the Rite of Reconciliation? We have a gener...

October 7, 2018

Job 1:1; 2:1-10; Psalm 26; Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12; Mark 10:2-16

There was a movie, I can’t remember which, where a young boy has become an actor and is a bit of a prima donna. He is doing a commercial and is doing take after take where he has to eat cereal that he finds...

October 4, 2018

“Remember [the gospel of] Jesus Christ…for which I suffer, even to the point of being chained like a criminal. But the word of God is not chained.” 2 Timothy 2:9b-10

The above words are believed to have been written by the Apostle Paul to his young disciple, Timothy, du...

October 1, 2018

Always be ready to make your defense to anyone who demands from you an accounting for the hope that is in you. -I Peter 3:15

I love our church, our building, the feel of the space, our parish hall, etc. I adore our people who are wonderful and caring people who love the...

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