Weekly word/ sorted by season

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"Now a certain man was ill..." - John 11:1
March 29, 2020
John 11:1-35
Lent 5


"As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world."-Jesus
March 22, 2020
John 9:1-41
Lent 4

A Well in Wuhan

A Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, "Give me a drink."
March 15, 2020
John 4:5-42
Lent 3

Second Half of Life

'You must be born from above." - Jesus to Nicodemus
March 8, 2020
John 3:1-17
Lent 2

With Jesus in the Wilderness

March 1, 2020
Matthew 4:1-11
Lent 1

Stepping Over a Thin Line

Jesus was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became dazzling white.
February 23, 2020
Matthew 17:1-9
Epiphany 7
Transfiguration Sunday

Choosing Life

"See, I have set before you, life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life..." - Moses
February 16, 2020
Deuteronomy 30:15-20
Epiphany 6

Already Light

"Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven" - Jesus
February 9, 2020
Matthew 5:13-20
Isaiah 58:6-8
Epiphany 5

Folly and Wisdom

"the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing" - the Apostle Paul
February 2, 2014
Matthew 5:1-12
1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Epiphany 4

Following Jesus

Immediately they left their nets and followed Jesus - Matthew 4:20
January 26, 2020
Matthew 4:12-23
Epiphany 3

Can I be a disciple?

"Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world" - John the Baptist to his disciples about Jesus
January 19, 2020
John 1:29-42
Epiphany 3

Entering the Journey Through Baptism

"Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan, to be baptized by him." - Matthew 3:13
January 12, 2020
Matthew 3:13-17
Epiphany 1
Baptism of our Lord

Perfect like Jesus

Jesus says, "I was a stranger and you welcomed me..."
January 5, 2020
Matthew 25:31-46
New Year

Why do the innocents suffer?

December 29, 2019
Matthew 2:13-23
Christmastide 1

Don't wait for an Angel to visit

"Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose her to public disgrace, planned to dismiss her quietly." - Matthew 1:9
December 22, 2019
Matthew 1:18-25
Matthew 18:9
Advent 4

The Chosen One

"My soul magnifies the Lord..." - Mary the mother of Jesus
December 15, 2019
Luke 1:26-38
Luke 2:1-14
Advent 3
Mary's Sunday

God's Kingdom: Latent and Invisible

He shall not judge by what his eyes see, or decide by what his ears hear... - Isaiah 11:3
December 8, 2019
Isaiah 11:1-10
Matthew 3:1-12
Advent 2

The Mountain of the Lord

They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation...
December 1, 2019
Isaiah 2:1-5
Advent 1

A Different kind of King

"If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!"
November 24, 2019
Luke 23:33-43
Pentecost 29

Living with Chaos

Jesus says, “By your endurance, you will gain your soul."
November 17, 2019
Luke 21:5-19
James 4:13-14
Pentecost 23

Take Courage

"Take courage, all you people of the land. For I am with you," says the LORD of hosts.
November 10, 2019
Haggai 1:15 to 2:9
Luke 20:27-38
Pentecost 22

RU Short?

"Today salvation has come to this house" --for Jesus came to save the lost
October 6, 2019
Luke 19:1-10
Pentecost 21

Yes, You are like other People

"All who exalt themselves will be humbled, but all who humble themselves will be exalted." -Jesus
October 27, 2019
Luke 18:9-14
Pentecost 20

The Inner Voice

God says, "I will put my law within my people, and I will write it on their hearts."
October 20, 2019
Jeremiah 31:27-34
Pentecost 19

Simplicity Overlooked

All he said to you was, 'Wash, and be clean.' - II Kings 5:13
October 13, 2019
2 Kings 5:1-14
Luke 10:1-11
Pentecost 18

Increase Our Faith

If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it would obey you. - Jesus
October 6, 2019
Luke 17:5-10
Pentecost 17
World Communion Sunday

An Invisible Man

And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores... - Luke 16
September 29, 2019
Luke 16:19-31
Pentecost 16

Your Money or Your Life

September 22, 2019
Luke 16:1-13
Amos 8:4-7
Pentecost 15

Deciding who counts

"[Jesus] welcomes sinners and eats with them." - Luke 15:2
September 15, 2019
Luke 15:1-10
Pentecost 14

Why think about slavery in 2019?

“You shall love your neighbor as yourself” -Matthew 19:19
September 8, 2019
Philemon 1
Matthew 19:19
Pentecost 13
Week after Labor Day