Weekly word/ sorted by season

Dead Guy Eats Fish

"Look at my hands and my feet; see that it is I..." - the Risen Lord
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April 19, 2015
Luke 24:36-48
Easter 3

Spreading Shalom

Jesus said, "Peace [or shalom] be with you."
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April 11, 2021
John 20:19-23
Easter 2

Seeing and Believing

[Peter and John came to the tomb,] saw and believed. - John 20:8
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April 4, 2021
John 20:1-10
Easter

Polonius and Palm Sunday

"Blessed is the coming kingdom of our ancestor David!" - the crowd setting Jesus up to get arrested.
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March 28, 2021
Mark 11:1-11
Lent 6
Palm Sunday

Not Alone

"...unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone." - Jesus
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March 21, 2021
John 12:20-33
Lent 5

Not a Test

God did not send the Son into the world to condemn the world... - John 3:17
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March 14, 2021
John 3:14-21
Numbers 21:4-9
Lent 4

Jesus with a Whip

Making a whip of cords, Jesus drove all of them out of the temple - John 2:15
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March 7, 2021
John 2:13-22
Lent 3

Relating on the Level

"Get behind me, Satan!" Jesus to his friend, Peter
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February 23, 2021
Mark 8:31-38
Lent 2

When Trials Come

The Spirit immediately drove Jesus out into the wilderness. - Mark 1:12
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February 21, 2021
Mark 1:9-15
Lent 1
Ash Wednesday

Seeing What Isn’t There

Jesus was transfigured before them... - Mark 9:2
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February 14, 2021
Mark 9:2-9
Epiphany 8
Tranfiguration Sunday

Jesus and Healthcare

And Jesus cured many who were sick with various diseases... Mark 1:34
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February 7, 2021
Mark 1:29-39
Epiphany 5

The way to be an Authority

"They were amazed by Jesus, because he taught with authority"
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January 31, 2021
Mark 1:21-28
Matthew 5:21-32
Epiphany 4

What Jesus Promised

"Follow me and I will make you fish for people" - Jesus
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January 24, 2021
Mark 1:14-20
Epiphany 3

Naming My Enemy

If only you, God, would slay the wicked! - Psalm 139:19
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January 17, 2021
Psalm 139
Epiphany 2

Between a bath and a drowning

[The people] were baptized by John in the river Jordan, confessing their sins. - Mark 1:5
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January 10, 2021
Mark 1:4-11
Epiphany 1

An Incarnation Ladder

In the beginning was the Word
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January 3, 2021
John 1:1-14
Christmas 2

Old and Young

"This child is destined for the falling and the rising of many"- Simeon
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December 27, 2020
Luke 2:22-40
Christmas 1
Sunday between Christmas & New Year's

What Mary Knew

God has sent the rich away empty - Mary the mother of Jesus
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December 20, 2020
Luke 1:46-55
Advent 4

Light Misunderstood

...the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.
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December 13, 2020
John 1:5
Advent 3

The Road Home

Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low... - the Prophet Isaiah
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December 6, 2020
Isaiah 40:1-11
Advent 2

Wishing I was somewhere else

"But in those days, after that suffering..." - Jesus talking about the apocalypse
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November 29, 2020
Mark 13:24-37
Advent 1

The Final Exam

"...for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me..." - Jesus
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November 22, 2020
Matthew 25:31-46
Christ the King Sunday
Pentecost 29

Underestimating Ourselves and God

"I will punish the people who rest complacently on their dregs"- The Lord speaking through Zephaniah
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November 15, 2020
Judges 4:1-21
Matthew 25:14-30
Pentecost 24

Jesus speaks to our Anxiety

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven" - Jesus
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November 8, 2020
Matthew 5:1-12
Pentecost 23

The Duty of Humility

For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted - Jesus
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November 1, 2020
Matthew 23:1-12
Pentecost 22

From Mount Pisgah’s Lofty Height

The Lord said to Moses, "I have let you see the Promise Land with your eyes, but you shall not cross over there."
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October 25, 2020
Deuteronomy 34:1-12
Pentecost 21

Religion and Politics

Give to the emperor the things that are the emperor's... - Jesus
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October 18, 2020
Matthew 22:15-22
Pentecost 20

Love the One You’re With — NOT!

The people [of God] sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to revel. - Exodus 32:6
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October 11, 2020
Exodus 32:1-14
Pentecost 23

The Secular Part of the 10 Commandments

You shall have no other gods before me.
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October 4, 2020
Exodus 20:1-17
Pentecost 18

Question Authority?

"By what authority are you doing these things," the religious leaders asked Jesus
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September 27, 2020
Matthew 21:23-32
Pentecost 17

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