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Lent 2018: Day Forty Two

John 12:20-36

Now among those who went up to worship at the festival were some Greeks. They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and said to him, ‘Sir, we wish to see Jesus.’ Philip went and told … Read More

Lent 2018: Day Forty One

Psalm 36: 7b-9

All people may take refuge in the shadow of your wings. They feast on the abundance of your house, and you give them drink from the river of your delights. For with you is the fountain of … Read More

Lent 2018: Day Fourty

Revelation 21:5

And the one who was seated on the throne said, ‘See, I am making all things new.’ Also he said, ‘Write this, for these words are trustworthy and true.’

Today is Palm Sunday as we begin the journey … Read More

Lent 2018: Day Thirty Nine

Revelation 19:6-7

Then, I heard what seemed to be a voice of a great multitude, like the sound of many waters and like the sound of mighty thunderpeals, crying out, “Hallelujah! For the Lord our God the Almighty reigns. Let … Read More

Lent 2018: Day Thirty Eight

1 John 5:13-15 The Message (MSG)

My purpose in writing is simply this: that you who believe in God’s Son will know beyond the shadow of a doubt that you have eternal life, the reality and not the illusion. And … Read More

Lent 2018: Day Thirty Seven

Philippians 1:4-6

I’m thankful for all of you every time I pray, and it’s always a prayer full of joy. I’m glad because of the way you have been my partners in the ministry of the gospel from the time … Read More

Lent 2018: Day Thirty Six

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

Sometimes, … Read More

Native American Sunday is April 15, 2018

The Rev. Roy Hilburn (Waccamaw Siouan tribe) is especially grateful for Native American Ministries Sunday, April 15. A Native American seminary scholarship made his education possible. Today, he is in his 10th year of ministry at a North Carolina church … Read More

Lent 2018: Day Thirty Five

1 Peter 2:10

Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.

Much attention recently has been given to people who have been marginalized in … Read More

Lent 2018: Day Thirty Four

1 John 4:7

Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.

The very first word in this reading stops me in my tracks. Beloved. I want to … Read More