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Blogging Towards Sunday, December 29, 2019

Mark 1:1-20   Mark’s gospel opens with an evocation of the creation story of Genesis…

Blogging Towards the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 22, 2019

Luke 1:57-80 & Matthew 1:18-25   Today’s texts both tell of angelic messengers who come…

Blogging Towards the Third Sunday of Advent, December 15, 2019

  Isaiah 35:1-10; Luke 1:47-55; Matthew 11:2-11   In his day of national defeat by…

Blogging Towards the Second Sunday of Advent, December 8, 2019

Isaiah 11:1-10 & Matthew 3:1-12 Conversion is a permanent process in which very often the…

Advent 2019 Day 5 :: prophet

  In Advent, we listen more attentively than other times to the voice and words…

Blogging Towards Sunday, December 1, 2019 – the First Sunday of Advent

  Isaiah 2:1-5 & Matthew 24:36-44   Today marks our entrance into the season of…

Blogging Towards Sunday, November 17, 2019

  Psalm 85, Matthew 22:15-22   In the tumultuous division of today, it’s often that…

Blogging Towards Sunday, November 10, 2019

The Constitutional Preamble & the Brief Statement of Faith   A recent Time Magazine article…

Blogging Towards Sunday, November 3, 2019

  Ephesians 1:1-2, 11-23   It’s long been thought that the apostle Paul wrote the…

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 27, 2019

  Daniel 1 & Romans 12:1-3   The logic of the gospel is grace and…