Monthly Archives: March 2014

“…Now I See”

The story of the blind man’s healing in the Gospel of John, touches on many topics worth exploring in their own right. Just listing them is a reminder of not just the complexity of this man’s experience, but how invested … Continue reading

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Worship as “Living Water”

Reflection by Donald R. Elly, M. Div. As I ponder the meandering conversation between Jesus and the unnamed woman at the well what stood out for me is the reality that Worship is more than a Sunday practice. Nor is … Continue reading

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Seeing the Kingdom of God

March 16, 2014​​​; Cycle A​​​; 2nd Sunday of Lent; Genesis 12:1-4​; Psalm 121​; Romans 4:1-5,13-17​​; *John 3:1-17​ John is absolutely sure. Jesus is the source of salvation, of healing and wholeness, which is what the word means in the original … Continue reading

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“Get Up”

March 2, 2014; Cycle A; Sunday of Transfiguration Exodus 24:12-18; Psalm 2, 99; 2nd Peter 2:16-21; *Matthew 17:1-9 As I read this encounter of the disciples on the mountain where Jesus, transfigured before them, is seen in conversation with Moses … Continue reading

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And the Angels Came

March 9,2014; Cycle A; 1st Sunday in Lent Genesis 2:15-17;3:1-7; Psalm 32; Romans 5:12-19;*Matthew 17:1-9;4:1-11 It is striking that we move in our Journey with Jesus from the transfiguration on the mountain top to a test in wilderness. How like … Continue reading

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