Leavening the Lump – From the Daily Office Lectionary

Leavening the Lump . . . . From the Daily Office Lectionary for Thursday in the week of Proper 15, Year 1 (Pentecost 12, 2015) Acts 24:22 ~ But Felix, who was rather well informed about the Way, adjourned the …

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The Jews of Asia, Watts, & Monoliths — From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Thursday in the week of Proper 14, Year 1 (Pentecost 11, 2015) Acts 21:27 ~ When the seven days were almost completed, the Jews from Asia, who had seen [Paul] in the temple, stirred …

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God’s Sense of Humor – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Friday in the week of Proper 13, Year 1 (Pentecost 10, 2015) Acts 19:32 ~ Meanwhile, some were shouting one thing, some another; for the assembly was in confusion, and most of them did …

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A Weed in Your Garden? – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Thursday in the week of Proper 13, Year 1 (Pentecost 10, 2015) Acts 19:18-19 ~ Many of those who became believers confessed and disclosed their practices. A number of those who practiced magic collected …

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Non-Scriptural Influences — From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Saturday in the week of Proper 12, Year 1 (Pentecost 9, 2015) Acts 17:22-23 ~ Paul stood in front of the Areopagus and said, “Athenians, I see how extremely religious you are in every …

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Police Brutality – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Saturday in the week of Proper 12, Year 1 (Pentecost 9, 2015) Acts 16:35-37 ~ When morning came, the magistrates sent the police, saying, “Let those men go.” And the jailer reported the message …

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R.I.P. Bishop David Bowman – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Saturday in the week of Proper 10, Yr 1 (Pentecost 7, 2015) Acts 13:36 ~ For David, after he had served the purpose of God in his own generation, died, was laid beside his …

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Irredeemable Name-Calling – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the Daily Office Lectionary for Monday in the week of RCL Proper 10B (Pentecost 7, 2015) Acts 11:26 – “…. and it was in Antioch that the disciples were first called ‘Christians’.” I’ve been thinking a lot recently about …

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Signs and Wonders – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the NT lessons for Monday in the week of Proper 7B (Pentecost 4, 2015) Acts 5 12 Now many signs and wonders were done among the people through the apostles. I will be spending most of this day on …

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Restrict Gun Ownership – From the Daily Office Lectionary

From the NT lesson for Friday in the week of Proper 6B (Pentecost 3, 2015) Acts 2 37 Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and to the other apostles, “Brothers, what …

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