Monthly Archives: July 2020

Ninth Sunday After Pentecost Year A Readings: Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 16 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 Hap A lost transcript was the originof a life-changing event when I hoped to goup the interstate to the University of Oregon. I enrolled … Continue reading

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Eighth Sunday After Pentecost Year A Readings: Genesis 29:15-28 Psalm 105:1-11, 45 Romans 8:26-39 Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 The Parable of the Mustard Seed The kingdom of God beganwith a solitary man.The solitary manwas a tiny seed of one. Growth began … Continue reading

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Seventh Sunday After Pentecost Year A Readings: Genesis 28:10-19 Psalm 139:1-11, 22-23 Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Embraced Front and back, up and down,side to side—embraced in a warm wave,I am floating forward from cradle to grave.God is present in … Continue reading

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Sixth Sunday After Pentecost Year A Readings: Genesis 25:19-34 Psalm 119:105-112 Romans 8:1-11 Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 The Parable of the Sower He sowed the seed on the barren path.The seed on the path was trampled down,trampled down and plucked by … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday After Pentecost Year A Readings: Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 Psalm 45:11-18 Romans 7:15-25 Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 The Yoke The yoke you wear is the load you bear. Who will make the yoke you wear? The yoke you wear … Continue reading

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