Genesis 9:8-17; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15
When I was a college chaplain, I served tea and cakes after chapel whenever a student had a birthday. But my own birthday fell in Lent, when several in the chapel group had given up chocolate and cakes.
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
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
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