Contributed on Jan 21, 2006
The Book of Jonah, like the Story of Good Samaritan, is designed to remind us who we are; sinners saved by the grace of God, in need of repentance from our willfulness and obedience to the Heavenly Father by sharing the Good News.
THE SIGN OF JONAH Jonah 2__1-9 Jonah 2__1-9 I called out to the Lord he answered me Proper 14(A) The Psalm of Jonah Jonah 2:1-9 Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the belly of the fish, saying, “I called out to the Lord, out of my distress, and he answered me; out of the belly ...read more
Contributed on Mar 8, 2006
The stories of the Rich Young Ruler and of Mary and Martha show that Christians need the discipline of denying self, learning of Christ and following HIm in order to find peace.
THIS One Thing I DO Philippians 3__13 If a person is even remotely interested in the world around him, has an occupation and a family, his responsibilities and interests quickly out grow his ability to accomplish all that need be done or that he would like to do. Only a few people can do ...read more
Contributed on Jan 31, 2007
The periods of servitude Israel spent in Egypt and Babylon were times repentance; an allegory depicting the meaning of Lent for us.
Septuagesima C ESCAPING PRISON Luke 6:27-38 READINGS FROM SCRIPTURE Genesis 45:3-11, 21-28 Psalm 37:(1-2), 3-9, (10-17) BCP 384 I Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50 Luke 6:27-38 Jesus said, “But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse ...read more