Epiphany IV Year C

Jeremiah’s Calling to Work (Jeremiah 1)
Bible Commentary

As we have seen, God prepared Jeremiah from before his birth for the work of a prophet (Jer. 1:5) and, at the right...

Jeremiah: Setting the Stage
Daily Reflection

Today I begin to focus on the Old Testament book of Jeremiah in the Daily Reflections. If you’ve been reading for a...

Hope and Praise
Daily Reflection

But I will keep on hoping for your help; I will praise you more and more.Psalm 71:14Psalm 71 is a prayer for...

Spiritual Gifts in Community (1 Corinthians 12:1–14:40)
Bible Commentary

The use of what have come to be called “spiritual gifts” (12:1) seems to have caused much contention in the church...

Management: Managing Your Closest Relationships (1 Corinthians 13 Sermon Notes)
Sermon Notes

Text: 1 Corinthians 13:1-71 If I speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have love, I am a noisy gong...

Love Is Not Jealous
Daily Reflection

According to 1 Corinthians 13:4, love is "not jealous." What does it mean to be jealous? 

Does Love Mean You Have to Be a Doormat?
Daily Reflection

Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.1 Corinthians 13:7At...

The Kingdom of God Shows Up at Work (Luke 1-5)
Bible Commentary

The Kingdom of God shows up at work in the Christmas story and beyond in the book of Luke.

Best of Daily Reflections: Would You Throw Jesus Off a Cliff?
Daily Reflection

Jumping up, they mobbed him and forced him to the edge of the hill on which the town was built. They intended to push...