“Being in Jesus” is John’s theological language to describe a state of communion essential for our faith.
Monday lectionary email, archived here on Friday.
This seems to be par for the course.
The psalmist calls for something that is hard for us to imagine.
The psalmist puts out a clarion call.
As theophanies go, this one in is oddly comforting.
Why does he want the disciples to catch fish?
I’m struck by the boldness and clarity of the writer of John’s Gospel.
Who are these women to say such things?
Exiled Israel, the crucified Christ, and the thread that holds two interpretations together.
The church that came before us taught us how to love worship and to care deeply for its vitality and life.
What heals me may harm another.
Paul is not ashamed of most parts of his background.
Paul says something really crazy here.
Jesus’ parables ought to alarm us, draw us short.
When we hear Jesus retort, “Tell that fox….,” we have to keep in mind the litany of intersections between Jesus, his followers, and the Herodian dynasty.