Genesis 9:8-17; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15
Here's the latest home demo in my Songs for the Church Year project.
The case for rigorous disciplines
Sustainable Lenten disciplines anticipate an Easter in which they will continue. But surely Easter hope is for something more.
Living by covenant, not contract
Monastic vows sound familiar to anyone who's been to a wedding. In both marriage and celibacy, we promise to be faithful.
For some Christians the most
important characteristic of God is God's "unchangeableness," God the
same--yesterday, today and forever.
For myself, I value those
instances in which God changes God's mind, "repents," we might even say, of
I've been trying to imagine how Jesus felt right after his baptism. The heavens were torn open, the Spirit of God alighted on him in the form of a dove, and that voice from heaven declared, "You are my Son, the beloved; with you I am well pleased."
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
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