Proper 11(16) Year C

God’s Justice Includes Work and Economic Justice (Amos 8:1-6, Micah 6:1-16)
Bible Commentary

Justice in work is not only an individual matter. People have a responsibility to make sure that everyone in society has...

Anxiety When Unscrupulous People Succeed (Psalms 49, 50, 52, 62)
Bible Commentary

What I Wish I Had Said at the Occupy Wall Street Protest (Click Here to Read)In this daily reflection fromThe High...

Like a Thriving Olive Tree
Daily Reflection

Psalm 52 begins with criticism of a “great warrior,” whom the heading of the Psalm identifies as “Doeg the...

Words That Devour? Or Words That Heal?
Daily Reflection

You love to destroy others with your words, you liar! Psalm 52:4As I began pondering Psalm 52, I was struck by...

Abraham and Sarah’s Hospitality (Genesis 18:1-15)
Bible Commentary

The story of Abraham and Sarah’s generous hospitality to three visitors who came to them by the oaks of Mamre is told...

Business Ethics (Psalms 15, 24, 34)
Bible Commentary

The Psalter says a good deal about workplace ethics. Psalm 15:1 and 5 say, “O Lord, who may abide in your tent? Who...

God at Work, Jesus at Work (Colossians 1:15–20)
Bible Commentary

The first half of Paul’s letter to the Colossians can be summarized in nine words:Jesus made it all.Then Jesus paid it...

Jesus, the Image of the Invisible God (Colossians 1:15–29)
Bible Commentary

What difference does it make that we are bearers of the divine image in our work? One implication of this is that in our...

Generosity: The Secret to Breaking Wealth’s Grip (Luke 10:38-42; 14:12-14; 24:13-15)
Bible Commentary

This suggests that God’s secret weapon is generosity. If by God’s power you can be generous, wealth begins to...

Mary and Martha (Luke 10:38-42)
Bible Commentary

Need to Find Some Significance in Your Job? (Click to listen)The story of Martha and Mary (Luke 10:38-42) also puts...

Hard Work: The Better Part of Hard Work (Luke 10 Sermon Notes)
Sermon Notes

Luke 10:38-42 (NRSV)Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him...

Welcoming Jesus
Daily Reflection

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