just a minute 04.05.21

Today‚Äôs passage is Acts 4:32-35 You will notice today, and in the coming weeks, that we will not have our usual Old Testament passage, but instead we will be spending some time in the book of Acts. From a chronological perspective this is strange.  If we were really following the timeline after easter we wouldContinue reading “just a minute 04.05.21”

just a minute 03.25.21

Philippians 2:5-11 Jennifer T. Kaalund,  Professor of Religious Studies at Iona College sets a perfect contextual foundation for us as we read the apostle Paul encouragement to the believers in Philippi, She says that believers, all through the new testament, are encouraged to be imitators of God, to be like Jesus.  To walk, love, andContinue reading “just a minute 03.25.21”

01.25.21 – 01.31.21

Readings Deuteronomy 18:15-20 Psalm 111 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Mark 1:21-28 Context/Insight Deuteronomy 18:15-20 Context – This passage was, for the first century Jews and Christians, the basis for their looking for The promised prophet, deliver, Messiah.  It refers back to the time at Mount Horeb/Sinai when the people proclaimed that they wanted Moses to beContinue reading “01.25.21 – 01.31.21”