Love

Love

Love Paul’s letter to the church in Corinth is full of many theological images. It is in this letter that Paul fully articulates a theology of the cross. However, the necessity of this letter is borne out of conflict in the church. The community of believers in...
Trusting Jesus Utterly

Trusting Jesus Utterly

Trusting Jesus Utterly Do we trust Jesus? Do we trust the promises of God that are revealed to us in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ? Our reading from Luke features Jesus reading scripture in the synagogue. After he finishes reading, Jesus declares...
Abundant Grace

Abundant Grace

Abundant Grace What does it look like to receive and offer abundant grace? Is it an extravagant gesture or can it be something ordinary? The first miracle Jesus performs in John’s gospel is an act of grace. Jesus extends his unusual brand of hospitality to the...
On what to do in any given moment

On what to do in any given moment

One of the devotionals that I read daily is Celtic Daily Prayer Book Two: Farther Up and Farther In. I have shared prayers from this book before. However, as I was reading the other day I was stuck by a particular entry on choice. Specifically, the choices we make as...
An Ordinary Day

An Ordinary Day

An Ordinary Day Luke’s depiction of the baptism of Jesus is a very ordinary affair. By all accounts it was an oridnary day when Jesus arrived at the Jordan River for his baptism. The encounter is so ordinary, that it begs the question how often do we miss the...

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