Monthly Archives: September 2012

Can Faith Save You?

September 9, 2012                 15th Sunday After Pentecost Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23                James 2:1-10 (11-13) 14-17                Mark 7:24-37       The Gospel readings today describe Jesus healing two people: a Syro-phoenician woman’s daughter and a deaf man.             The first one … Continue reading

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Love from the Heart

September 2, 2012                 14th Sunday After Pentecost Song of Solomon 2:8-13           James 1:17-27              Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23      This is one of the few times that the lectionary includes verses from The Song of Solomon.  This verse that we heard … Continue reading

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Huldah: the Keeper of Knowledge

August 26, 2012         13th Sunday After Pentecost 2 Chronicles: 34: 1-2, 8, 14, 18-33          Ephesians 6:10-20          John 6:56-69    Huldah is one of those characters of the Old Testament, you are never told about when you study the Bible as a kid.  … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Sophia

 August 19, 2012         12th Sunday After  Pentecost Proverbs 8:1-31          1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14         John 6:51-58     When I was still in seminary, I went out to visit my brothers in Colorado.  I was sitting on the porch of my brother’s house … Continue reading

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