Preparations

February 21, 2021
In the gospel lesson, we learn that Jesus faced temptations as we do, but was able to resist them with scriptures.   The psalmist recognizes his own sinfulness but reminds himself…

Ash Wednesday

February 17, 2021
Prayer of Releasing Holy God.  We place ourselves in Your presence and rest in the promise of Your Grace.  Our minds and our spirits are cluttered with many thoughts and…

The Glory of Christ

February 14, 2021
The gospel lesson tells of how three disciples had a glimpse of Christ’s glory.  They were moved to establish the site as a memorial, but Jesus tells them to speak…

Calls Delayed

January 24, 2021
We know from John that Andrew and Peter were already familiar with Jesus and believed him to be the Messiah.  So they were ready to respond when Jesus asked them…

Hearing the Call

January 17, 2021
God has been calling on people since ancient days.  The bible tells us of many who answered the call.  Samuel had been dedicated to God’s service since he was born,…

Rejoicing in Christ

December 27, 2020
Simeon and Anna had both received divine revelation about the baby they encountered in the temple.  They spread rejoicing to those around them that God had fulfilled in this child…