Category Archives: Spirituality

Jesus and the young rich man

(This article is based on Matthew 19:16-30 and Mark 10:17-31.) This morning, as I readied myself for church, one of those out-of-the-blue thoughts came to me. The voice inside my head said, “The rich young man who asked Jesus how … Continue reading

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Day of Pentecost

Acts 2:7-8 says, “Amazed and astonished, they asked, “Are not all these who are speaking Galileans? And how is it that we hear, each of us, in our own native language?” It is important to realize: a.) The pilgrim Jews … Continue reading

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The Voice of God

In the Book of Genesis, we read of God speaking to Adam and Eve. We even read of God making sounds as he walked through the garden in the cool of the day. God spoke as He cast judgment on … Continue reading

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Notes on the Last Sunday after the Epiphany

These are my notes on the Episcopal Lectionary readings for February 26, 2017, Year A. Due to the option of two psalms, there are no notes on either in this report. However, the option of Psalm 99 offers these verses … Continue reading

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Notes on the readings for the Fifth Sunday After the Epiphany

Because my Katrina Pearls website is no longer a place to store notes for Sunday readings, I post these notes here now.  I am placing the reading text, followed by my views on that meaning.  There is no sermon formed … Continue reading

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Listen!

Matthew 17 New International Version (NIV) The Transfiguration 1 After six days Jesus took with him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. 2 There he was transfigured before them. … Continue reading

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A Mustard Seed’s Worth of Faith

The Gospel reading for October 2, 2016 (Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 22) was from Luke (17:5-10). The reading stated: “The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” The Lord replied, “If you had faith the size of a … Continue reading

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