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Lectionaries and Catechesis

Doesn’t seem like a natural pairing does it? But maybe it is. Let’s look around a bit.

One of the things that came out of Vatican II was the vernacular Mass (personally, I think that was overdue but, don’t shoot me yet). 858 more words


Friday – July 18, 2014

Isaiah 44:18

18 They do not know, nor do they comprehend; for their eyes are shut, so that they cannot see, and their minds as well, so that they cannot understand. 1,012 more words


Wednesday – July 16, 2014

Ephesians 4:22-5:2

22 You were taught to put away your former way of life, your old self, corrupt and deluded by its lusts, 23 and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, 24 and to clothe yourselves with the new self, created according to the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness. 1,123 more words


Your Sin Killed Jesus

Can a Lutheran say, “My sin killed Jesus”?  Or is it better to say, “The wrath of God the Father killed Jesus on the cross”? 928 more words


Sunday – July 13, 2014

Proverbs 3:5

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight.

Sometimes it is hard for me to trust God…and even harder for me to be patient with God…as too often I want what I want, when I want it! 856 more words


Evening Prayer 7.12.14, Nathan Söderblom, Archbishop of Uppsala and Ecumenist, 1931

But about that day and hour no one knows, neither the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.

If I say, “Surely the darkness will cover me, and the light around me turn to night,” darkness is not dark to you, O Lord; the night is as bright as the day; darkness and light to you are both alike. 1,858 more words


Morning Prayer 7.12.14, Nathan Söderblom, Archbishop of Uppsala & Ecumenist, 1931

Never since has there arisen a prophet in Israel like Moses, whom the LORD knew face to face.

The hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for such the Father seeks to worship him. 2,639 more words