Monthly Archives: February 2020

First Sunday in Lent Year A Readings: Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7 Psalm 32 Romans 5:12-19 Matthew 4:1-11 This is a Test The verbs to tempt and to test are not the same. God did not tempt Abraham to sacrifice his one … Continue reading

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Last Sunday after the Epiphany Year A Readings: Exodus 24:12-18 Psalm 2 2 Peter 1:16-21 Matthew 17:1-9 On Prophesy How do we know if a prophesy is actually true? Peter says, “No prophecy of scripture is a matter of one’s … Continue reading

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Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany Year A Readings: Deuteronomy 30:15-20 Psalm 119:1-8 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 Matthew 5:21-37 [haiku] planting a dogwood sapling,four hands pat down the compost… commitment [tanka] we are on our knees in the garden; I am weeding, … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany Year A Readings: Isaiah 58:1-9 Psalm 112:1-9 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 Matthew 5:13-20 The Way What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the human heart conceived, what God has prepared for those who love … Continue reading

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