Proper 21(26) Year C

The Goodness of Work Restored (Jeremiah 30-33)
Bible Commentary

For twenty-three years, Jeremiah prophesied the coming destruction of Jerusalem (from God’s case against Judah in...

Hiding in God
Daily Reflection

When I was a boy, I loved playing “Hide and Seek.” Little made me happier than when I found the perfect hiding...

Apathy Due to Wealth (Amos 3:9-15, 6:1-7)
Bible Commentary

The prophets criticize those whose wealth leads them to abandon working for the common good and who give up any sense of...

Psalm 146
Bible Commentary

God executes justice for the oppressed (Ps. 146:7a). So do we, when we work according to God’s commandments, by...

God of the Powerless
Daily Reflection

There is a sense in which "God is no respecter of persons" (Acts 10:34, KJV). He cares about each individual. He knows...

Godliness With Contentment Is Great Gain (1 Timothy 6:3-10, 17-19)
Bible Commentary

The last section of 1 Timothy is packed with powerful exhortations and warnings for rich Christians. (We will skip over...