Second Sunday after the Epiphany
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Redeemed with new wine (Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 36:5-10; John 2:1-11)
Any conversation about salvation should include both an eschatological aspect and one that is relevant to our lives here and now.
January 16, Epiphany 2C (John 2:1-11)
The wedding at Cana is a reminder that Jesus’ kingdom is a miraculous kingdom—a mystical kingdom.
Thinking better about autism
Grant Macaskill’s reflection on neurodiversity becomes a stimulus to renewal of faith.
by Samuel Wells
A wedding reception that felt like Cana
We drank wine, danced with abandon, and caught a glimpse of grace.
A strange first clue (John 2:1-11)
I think the disciples were a bit like detectives.
January 20, Epiphany 2C (1 Corinthians 12:1-11; John 2:1-11)
Miracles can be hard work.
Joy is for Epiphany, too
From the wise men to the wedding at Cana, joy comes from recognizing and affirming the good.
What Mary saw at Cana: The indispensability of others
At Cana, Jesus asks Mary, "What is this to me and to you?" It is very important that the church hear this question.
We've been hearing for a while now about the "spiritual but not religious." There are all kinds of reasons why people might rather be spiritual than religious.
One is that the church has turned people off with its own mistakes.
By Joyce Shin
January 17, Second Sunday after Epiphany: 1 Corinthians 12:1-11
From Paul’s letter, we can infer that the Corinthians tended toward the same bias from which many of us suffer: the belief that there is little collective wisdom in the church.
by Joyce Shin
The Wedding at Cana, by Paolo Veronese
Art selection and commentary by Mikeal C. Parsons and Heidi J. Hornik
Paul and the common good
Sometimes when I set out to preach from the Revised Common Lectionary I feel like calling someone from the Consultation on Common Texts to get the scoop on why the group settled on a particular set of pericopes. This week, Isaiah’s marriage metaphor and Jesus’ miraculous transformation of water into wedding wine are an obvious match. The rationale for including 1 Corinthians 12:1-11’s discussion of spiritual gifts is less clear.
Sunday, January 20, 2013: Isaiah 62:1-5; John 2:1-11; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11
Where do you pray
Prayer is not something we do first and foremost on our own. We pray with other Christians.
by Rodney Clapp