Proper 24(29) 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...

The Word Gives Life
Daily Reflection

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Jacob’s Transformation and Reconciliation with Esau (Genesis 32-33)
Bible Commentary

After increasing tension with his father-in-law and a business separation in which both men acted less than admirably,...

Best of Daily Reflections: The Help We Really Need
Daily Reflection

Growing up in the church, I always heard the opening verses of Psalm 121 as an invitation to gaze upon the mountains for...

Best of Daily Reflections: Does the Lord Really Keep Us from All Harm?
Daily Reflection

At first glance, Psalm 121:7 offers tremendous assurance. The Lord will keep us from all harm! Wow! That sounds...

Persistence: The Parable of the Persistent Widow (Luke 18:1-8)
Bible Commentary

In the parable of the persistent widow (Luke 18:1-8), a poor, powerless person (the widow) persists in nagging a...

Parable of the Persistent Widow
Daily Reflection

One afternoon, my children and I sat together playing a card game on the floor in my son’s bedroom. I wish I could say...