Lazarus

Ezekiel 37:1-14 & Psalm 130 (RSV) Ezekiel 37:1-14 (RSV) The Valley of Dry Bones 37 The hand of the Lord was upon me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord, and set me down in the midst of the valley; it was full of bones. 2 And he led me round […]

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Blind… But Now I See

Psalm 23 & Ephesians 5:8-14 Psalm 23 (RSV) The Divine Shepherd A Psalm of David. 23 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want; 2 he makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters; 3 he restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s […]

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Be Still and Know

Exodus 17:1-7 (RSV) & John 4:1-42 Exodus 17:1-7 (RSV) Water from the Rock 17 All the congregation of the people of Israel moved on from the wilderness of Sin by stages, according to the commandment of the Lord, and camped at Reph′idim; but there was no water for the people to drink. 2 Therefore the […]

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Born Again

Genesis 12:1-4 (RSV) & John 3:1-17 Genesis 12:1-4 (RSV) The Call of Abram 12 Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. 2 And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and […]

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The Path Through Temptation

Genesis 3:1-7 & Matthew 4:1-11 (NIV) Genesis 3:1-7 (NIV) The Fall 3 Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?” 2 The woman said to the serpent, […]

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