Jabbok Dawn

Tumbling in the Sand

Open, empty hands

The texts for Sunday, October 23, 2016: Joel 2:23-32; Psalm 84:1-7;  2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18; and  Luke 18:9-14 How do you receive a gift?  Or many gifts? I think God pours out gifts beyond … Continue reading

October 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Handful by handful

The texts for Sunday, November 8, 2015 (24nd Sunday after Pentecost): 1 Kings 17:8-16; Psalm 146; Hebrews 9:24-28; and Mark 12:38-44. + A couple of coins.  A handful of meal. … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

Stewardship

The texts for Sunday September 27, 2015 (18th Sunday after Pentecost, Lectionary 26): Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29; Psalm 19:7-14; James 5:13-20; and Mark 9:38-50     What is stewardship? Some … Continue reading

September 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

What’s in it for me?

The texts for Sunday August 9, 2015 (11th Sunday after Pentecost, Lectionary 19): 1 Kings 19:4-8; Psalm 34:1-8; Ephesians 4:25-5:2; and John 6:35, 41-51   We are on the third … Continue reading

August 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Wandering Aramean…

The texts for Sunday, February 17, 2013 (Lent 1C): Deuteronomy 26:1–11; Psalm 91:1–2, 9–16; Romans 10:8b–13; and Luke 4:1–13 “A wandering Aramean was my ancestor … The LORD brought us … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Habit of the heart

The texts for Sunday, November 11, 2012 (Lectionary 32): 1 Kings 17:8–16; Psalm 146; Hebrews 9:24–28; and Mark 12:38–44 Did you know that giving is a habit of the heart? … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

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