Tag Archives: Trust

Do not be anxious

Matthew 6:25-34 Some mornings it just doesn’t pay to read the papers or watch the news on television. One click of the remote and a restful sleep gives way to the harsh reality of our broken world. Military conflicts, economic … Continue reading

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Jesus, have mercy

Luke 17:11-19 Because of the world-wide pandemic, people throughout the land are experiencing something called “social distancing.” Who could have conceived such a notion that the human family, which thrives on personal contact, would be called to distance one’s self … Continue reading

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The Master’s voice

John 10:22-30 There is an old familiar image that many of us have grown up with. For those of a certain age, it is an image that we have seen in our homes, in stores, and in advertisements. As you … Continue reading

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Follow him

Matthew 8:18-27 It is never easy following Jesus, especially when he calls us to leave our comforts zone and go wherever he leads. A scribe who heard Jesus teaching answered the Lord’s call saying he would follow him anywhere. It’s … Continue reading

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A place at the table

2 Corinthians 4:13-5:10, Luke 16:19-31 As baptismal waters washed over his head, the stain of sin was erased forever and he was made a new creation. At long last he became a child of God, refreshed and brought to new … Continue reading

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You can’t please everyone

Psalm 34:1-22 The old saying is alive and well, you can’t please everyone. No matter how good your intentions might be, someone at some time is going to express disappointment or concern with your effort. When this happens, it becomes … Continue reading

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Words of Spirit and truth

John 6:48-69 How can this man give us his flesh to eat? He must be crazy. Some of the things he is saying are just too hard to believe. Such were the thoughts and comments of those who had been … Continue reading

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