Monthly Archives: August 2018

Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 – The dirty work of God’s servants

When the Pharisees and some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around him, they noticed that some of his disciples were eating with defiled hands, that is, without washing them. (For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, … Continue reading

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James 1:17-27 – The listeners and doers of God’s Will

Every generous act of giving, with every perfect gift, is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. In fulfillment of his own purpose he gave us birth … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9 – What are we teaching our children?

Moses said: So now, Israel, give heed to the statutes and ordinances that I am teaching you to observe, so that you may live to enter and occupy the land that the Lord, the God of your ancestors, is giving … Continue reading

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Song of Solomon 2:8-13 – Adoration of the bride

The voice of my beloved! Look, he comes, leaping upon the mountains, bounding over the hills. My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag. Look, there he stands behind our wall, gazing in at the windows, looking through … Continue reading

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John 6:56-69 – Accepting that which is difficult to swallow

Jesus said, “Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood abide in me, and I in them. Just as the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father, so whoever eats me will live because of … Continue reading

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Ephesians 6:10-20 – Praying for the armor of God

Be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his power. Put on the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For our struggle is not against enemies … Continue reading

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Joshua 24:1-2a,14-18 – Choosing to serve the LORD

Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and summoned the elders, the heads, the judges, and the officers of Israel; and they presented themselves before God. And Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says the Lord, the … Continue reading

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