Butting or Bringing

Psalm 145:8-21 & Isaiah 55:1-5 Psalm 145:8-21 (RSV) 8 The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. 9 The Lord is good to all, and his compassion is over all that he has made. 10 All thy works shall give thanks to thee, O Lord, and all thy saints […]

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It’s Just Mustard

1 Kings 3:5-12 & Matthew 13:31-32, 44-52 1 Kings 3:5-12 (RSV) 5 At Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night; and God said, “Ask what I shall give you.” 6 And Solomon said, “Thou hast shown great and steadfast love to thy servant David my father, because he walked before thee […]

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Rested Yet?

Scripture Readings Zechariah 9:9-12 & Matthew 11:28-30 Zechariah 9:9-12 (RSV) The Coming Ruler of God’s People 9 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Lo, your king comes to you; triumphant and victorious is he, humble and riding on an ass, on a colt the foal of an ass. 10 […]

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Traveling Choices

Romans 6:1-14 & Matthew 10:24-39 Romans 6:1-14 (RSV) Dying and Rising with Christ 6 What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? 2 By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? 3 Do you not know that all of us who have […]

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What Do You See? Matthew 9:35-38

Exodus 19:2-8 & Romans 5:1-8 Exodus 19:2-8 (RSV) 2 And when they set out from Reph′idim and came into the wilderness of Sinai, they encamped in the wilderness; and there Israel encamped before the mountain. 3 And Moses went up to God, and the Lord called to him out of the mountain, saying, “Thus you […]

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Disciple-making Today

2 Corinthians 13:11-13 & Matthew 28:16-20 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 (RSV) Final Greetings and Benediction 11 Finally, brethren, farewell. Mend your ways, heed my appeal, agree with one another, live in peace, and the God of love and peace will be with you. 12 Greet one another with a holy kiss. 13 All the saints greet […]

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Filled?

Numbers 11:24-30 & Acts 2:1-21 Numbers 11:24-30 (RSV) 24 So Moses went out and told the people the words of the Lord; and he gathered seventy men of the elders of the people, and placed them round about the tent. 25 Then the Lord came down in the cloud and spoke to him, and took […]

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So, What’s Next?

Ephesians 1:15-23 & Luke 24:36-53 Ephesians 1:15-23 (RSV) Paul’s Prayer 15 For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, 16 I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus […]

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Not Orphaned

Psalm 150 & John 14:15-21 Psalm 150 (RSV) Praise for God’s Surpassing Greatness 1 Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty firmament! 2 Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his exceeding greatness! 3 Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! 4 […]

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A Place for Us

1 Peter 2:1-10 & John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:1-10 (RSV) The Living Stone and a Chosen People 2 So put away all malice and all guile and insincerity and envy and all slander. 2 Like newborn babes, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up to salvation; 3 for you […]

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