Weekly word/ sorted by season

Come over here and help

"Come over... and help us." - The Holy Spirit in Acts 16:9
May 22, 2022
Acts 16:9-15
Easter 6

A Funeral Dinner for Dorcas

She was devoted to good works and acts of charity.
May 8, 2022
Acts 9:36-43
Luke 10:38-42
Easter 4
Mother's Day

When God Speaks to Us

"I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting." - The voice Saul of Tarsus heard.
May 1, 2022
Acts 9:1-6
Easter 3

Thinking about last week

"We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong." - the good thief
April 24, 2022
Luke 23:41
Easter 2
Good Friday

How did you come to Easter?

Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb...
April 17, 2022
John 20:1-18
Easter Morning

Palm Sunday or Passion Sunday?

As he was now approaching the path down from the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to praise God joyfully with a loud voice
April 10, 2022
Luke 19:28-40
Lent 6
Palm Sunday

Past, Present, and Future

April 3, 2022
Psalm 126
Lent 5

Where the Real Sin Lies

"For this son of mine was dead and is alive again..." -- a father choosing to forgive his son
March 27, 2022
Luke 15:11-32
Psalm 32
Lent 4

The Randomness of Tragedy and the Richness of Grace

No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all perish - Jesus
March 20, 2022
Luke 13:1-9
Lent 3

Transformed or Fading?

"While Jesus was praying, his appearance changed, and his clothes became dazzling white." Luke's account of the transfiguration
February 27, 2022
Luke 9:28-36
Epiphany 8
Transfiguration Sunday

The Poverty Connection

“Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God" - Jesus
February 13, 2022
Luke 6:17-26
Epiphany 7

Why Fishermen?

"Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching people."
February 6, 2022
Luke 5:1-11
Epiphany 5

God's Message Is Political

"See, today I appoint you over nations and over kingdoms" - God's calling of Jeremiah
January 30, 2022
Luke 4:21-30
Jeremiah 1:4-10
Easter 4

Hometown Blues

"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring good news to the poor..." - Jesus & Isaiah
January 23, 2022
Luke 4:14-21
Isaiah 61
Epiphany 3


Jesus did this, the first of his signs, in Cana of Galilee - John 2:11
January 16, 2022
John 2:1-11
Epiphany 2

One of a Crowd

…all the people were baptized …Jesus also had been baptized and was praying
January 9, 2022
Luke 3:15-22
Epiphany 1

Holiday Pilgrimage

December 27, 2015
Luke 2:41-52
Christmas 1

Rejoicing in Difficulty

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice
December 12, 2021
Philippians 4:4-7
Isaiah 9:2
Advent 3
Remember those in Prison

Guess Which Jesus is Coming

But who can endure the day of his coming, and who can stand when he appears? For he is like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap.
December 5, 2021
Malachi 3:1-4
Advent 2

Cult Leaders and Voices in the Wilderness

The voice of one crying out in the wilderness - how John the Baptist is described
November 28, 2021
Luke 3:1-20
Advent 1

Thanksgiving for Difficult Times

May those who sow in tears reap with shouts of joy.
November 21, 2021
Psalm 126
Pentecost 26

A Tale of Two Songs

"My heart exults in the LORD..." Line in common between Mary and Hannah's song
November 14, 2021
1 Samuel 2:1-10
Luke 1:46
Pentecost 25

To Do Lists

Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labor in vain.
November 7, 2021
Psalm 127
Pentecost 24

Ruth and Naomi Part 1

"The hand of the LORD has turned against me."- Naomi
October 31, 2021
Ruth 1:1-18
Pentecost 26

Seeking God in Solitude

"Now my eyes have seen you." Job speaking of the God he found in solitude.
October 24, 2021
Psalm 27
Job 42
Pentecost 22

Are You Able?

“Can you drink the cup I drink?" Jesus asks, referring to his crucifixion
October 17, 2021
Mark 10:35-45
Pentecost 24

Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams

October 10, 2021
Mark 10:17-31
Pentecost 20

Three things about Creation

When I look at your heavens... what are human beings that you are mindful of us? - Psalm 8
June 27, 2021
Genesis 1
Psalm 8
Trinity Sunday
Pentecost 19

Bending Toward Justice

the law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul, and making wise the simple
September 26, 2021
Psalm 19
Matthew 5:17-48
Pentecost 21

Proverbial Wives

“A capable wife, who can find?”
September 19, 2021
Proverbs 31:10-32
Pentecost 20