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On the Leading Edge – Or Over the Edge?

posted Aug 12, 2017, 12:04 PM by James Christensen

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost:
August 13, 2017
Psalm 85;
Deuteronomy 30:11-20;
1 Corinthians 11:1-34
“For I received from the Lord
what I also handed on to you....”
– I Corinthians 11:23

We’re All in This Together

posted Aug 8, 2017, 8:42 AM by James Christensen   [ updated Aug 10, 2017, 11:04 AM ]

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost:
August 6, 2017
Psalm 145:1-12;
Amos 5:1-15
Matthew 25:31-46
“‘Whatever you did
for one of the least of these
who are members of my family,
you did to me.’”
– Matthew 25:40

Reading Scripture with Heart and Mind

posted Aug 1, 2017, 2:14 PM by James Christensen

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost: July 30, 2017
Psalm 128
Psalm 119:97-111
Matthew 5:17-48
“Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light to my path.”
– Psalm 119:105


Heaven Can Wait

posted Jul 22, 2017, 10:17 AM by James Christensen   [ updated Jul 27, 2017, 5:03 PM ]

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost: July 23, 2017
Psalm 50:1-15
Isaiah 35:1-10
Matthew 6:1-15
“‘Thy will be done on earth,
as it is in heaven.’”
– Matthew 6:10


Original Diversity

posted Jul 15, 2017, 11:14 AM by James Christensen   [ updated Jul 20, 2017, 10:23 AM by Faith UCC ]

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost: July 16, 2017
Psalm 65; Isaiah 55:1-13; Matthew 10:1-15
“Then Jesus summoned his twelve disciples....”
– Matthew 10:1

What Is Progressive Christianity?

posted Jul 9, 2017, 12:12 PM by James Christensen   [ updated Jul 18, 2017, 6:28 PM by Faith UCC ]

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost: July 9, 2017
Psalm 145:8-14; Isaiah 43:14-21;
Matthew 11:1-19
“See, I am doing a new thing....”
– Isaiah 43:19

True Freedom

posted Jul 1, 2017, 12:15 PM by James Christensen   [ updated Jul 9, 2017, 2:32 PM ]

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: July 2, 2017
Psalm 89; Genesis 22:1-14;
Romans 6:16-23; Matthew 10:40-42
“But now that you have been
freed from sin and enslaved to God...
the end is eternal life.”
– Romans 6:22

The Mystery of Faith

posted Jun 24, 2017, 8:07 AM by James Christensen   [ updated Jul 1, 2017, 12:35 PM ]

Third Sunday after Pentecost: June 25, 2017
Psalm 86:1-10; Genesis 21:8-21;
Romans 6:1b-11; Matthew 10:24-39
“‘Those who find their life will lose it,
and those who lose their life for my sake
will find it.’”
– Matthew 10:16

Christian Poise

posted Jun 17, 2017, 2:24 PM by James Christensen   [ updated Jun 30, 2017, 6:54 PM ]

Sunday, June 18:Second Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 100; Exodus 19:2-8a;
Romans 5:1-5; Matthew 9:36-10:16
“‘So be wise as serpents
and innocent as doves.’”
– Matthew 10:16

Fully-Equipped Christians

posted Jun 12, 2017, 12:19 PM by James Christensen

http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=46135
Sunday, June 11:
Trinity Sunday
Psalm 8; Genesis 1:1-2:4a;
2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20
“The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ,
the love of God,
and the communion of the Holy Spirit
be with all of you.”
– 2 Corinthians 13:13

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