1 Samuel 17:(1a, 4-11, 19-23), 32-49 and Psalm 9:9-20 or 1 Samuel 17:57-18:5, 18:10-16 and Psalm 133; (Job 38:1-11; Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32;) 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; Mark 4:35-41
Be humble. Think of the imagination of God that brought creation into being; there could have been nothing.
Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings (volume 2 of The Schocken Bible)
George Steiner said that "the translator invades, extracts, and brings home." In this remarkable volume, Everett Fox does all of this.
The value of what we can’t comprehend
In science, when negative data isn’t reported, the result is a silence that silences. A life-saving drug or a new discovery may be missed.
Spiritual direction on stormy waters
These Gospel stories can seem so familiar. But sit with the disciples in the little wooden boat, and Jesus' power will render you speechless.
The answer that comes out of a tornado is not the kind of answer we want—or at least not one that responds to our agonized questions.
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
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