Thursday, January 18, 2018 - Thursday, January 25, 2018
Thursday, January 18, 2018, 12:00 AM - Saturday, January 20, 2018, 12:00 AM
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - Saturday, January 27, 2018
In 2 Corinthians, the Apostle Paul says, "If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation. The old has passed away, behold, the new is come."
At a point in that passage, St. Paul says, “God was in Christ, reconciling the world to Himself,” and he also says at another point in the same passage, “and we have been given the ministry of reconciliation.”
Have you ever gone to the movies or read a story or a novel, and the novel starts with the end, so you know where the story ends, but then the rest of the story or the novel is actually the story behind the story. Read more
One of the best things about having a lectionary — the three-year cycle of Bible readings for church on Sunday — is that it requires the preacher to face most of the entire Scriptures rather than rely on his or her favorite passages.
As it turns out, however, the lectionary today serves me up my favorite psalm, 126. It is both an expression of hope for the future, and an admission of tough times today.
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