Summary: When we have faith in Jesus, our sufferings increase, but through it all Jesus continues to abide with us and heals us because of his love. Gospel reading Scripture: “In all that [the righteous] do, they prosper. ” — Psalm 1:3bS Scripture: “I have been crucified with Christ” — Galatians 2:19b Scripture: “Do you not know […]

Summary: Even if we feel inadequate in our calling to the life of discipleship, Jesus makes us adequate because Jesus loves us. Gospel reading Scripture: “Woe is me! I am lost, for I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips; yet my eyes have seen the King, the […]

Life in Jesus is Hard Work. But because Jesus has already done the hardest work, we get to live in life and freedom.

Summary: Jesus is the Jubilee year. In him there is good news, release, recovery, and freedom. Gospel reading Referenced Scripture: Information regarding the Jubilee is found in Leviticus 25:8-55 Quoted Scripture: The spirit of the Lord God is upon me,   because the Lord has anointed me;he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed,   to bind up the broken-hearted,to proclaim liberty to the […]

Summary:  Just as Jesus brought new and better life in a place of apparent death at the wedding reception in Cana, so too does Jesus bring new and better life to us now. Scripture: On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and his […]