Feb 01 2015

The Painted Prayerbook: Epiphany 5: That All Be Made Well

Image: For Joy © Jan Richardson Reading from the Gospels, Epiphany 5, Year B: Mark 1.29-39 He came and took her by the hand and lifted her up. –Mark 1.31 People I love are hurting. So in light of this week’s passage from Mark’s Gospel, I wanted to write a blessing especially with them in […]

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Feb 01 2015

The Pondering Prophet: Boat Talk

For those called to be the original disciples these are unintended consequences. And they were so challenging, these glimpses of heaven, that the original expectations of national pride and militarism fade into the background.

Our original motives and expectations are challenged when we sign up to do God’s work. Things never work out like they are supposed to. But instead of imposing our kingdom (with all your power and influence), I’d like to invite you to look for God’s kingdom…and not only in what you are doing but also who you are becoming.

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Feb 01 2015

Jason C. Stanley: Sunday Reads: 2/1/15

The latest from jasoncstanley.com:

Here are five blog posts I stumbled upon this week that I thought were worth sharing and pondering. Let me know what you think. Andrea Crouch: The Man Who Raised the Goal: Gospel singer Kirk Franklin shares about the gospel … Continue reading

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Feb 01 2015

Sunday's Child: Sirach 29-31

Be generous when your neighbor is in need. Be quick to repay their generosity.Be content with little or much.Sira gives advice on raising children that doesn’t suit our times very well.

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Feb 01 2015

Pastorbluejeans Ramblings: Day 32 – The Mail is here!

Today’s Reading 2 Chronicles 7:11 – 23:15 It doesn’t happen as much anymore for you I am sure, but do you know that feeling when you look into the mailbox and there is a letter addressed to you? Now, I am not talking about a bill or a jury summons but an actual handwritten letter. You […]

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Feb 01 2015

Allan R. Bevere: Scriptures and Prayer for the Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

Old Testament: Deuteronomy 18:15-20Epistle: 1 Corinthians 8:1-13Gospel: Mark 1:21-28___Holy and awesome God, your Son’s authority is found in integrity and living truth, not the assertion of power over others. Open our imaginations to ne…

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