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Easter Sunday-When Words Fall Short

When Words Fall Short READ JOHN 20:1-18 Together as a Christian community, we have come to the end of our solemn preparations for Easter, much like Mary’s sorrow ended when she saw Jesus by the empty tomb. Perhaps one thing we’ve noticed this season, especially if we’ve been reading these Words Matter reflections, is how…

Throw Your Net On The Other Side

John 21:1-14 Two weeks ago we celebrated Easter. A highlight of the year. Our church benches were filled with people. For a moment we all felt the wonderful joy of new life. But unfortunately for most of us this feeling has already gone, replaced by our everyday tasks and worries. The minute we don’t pay…

Beyond Fear

From The Presbytery of Tampa Bay 2016 Bible Study John 20:19-23 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, ‘Peace be with you.’ After…

on Justification

Good Friday #40Word Prayer by Bruce Reyes-Chow http://www.reyes-chow.com/2015/04/40-word-prayer-on-justification/ Then he handed him over to them to be crucified. —John 19: 16 The injustices of the world can be overwhelming, so we turn away, we walk away, we give in. God, in the face of injustice, give us humility to see our involvement, courage to step in the…

Maundy Thursday Prayer

Holy God, source and sovereign, you put all power and authority into the hands of Christ— Christ, who washes our feet in humble service. Teach us to love one another as Christ has loved us, so that everyone will know that we are his disciples; through Jesus Christ our Lord we pray. John 13:1-17, 31b-35