LENT 2021 – DAY 10

Deuteronomy 11:18-28Hebrews 5:1-10John 4:1-26 The Samaritan woman said to [Jesus], “How is it that you, a Jew, ask a drink of me, a woman of Samaria?” (Jews do not share things in common with Samaritans.) [John 4:9] We don’t necessarily appreciate the tremendous value of water where I live in Northeastern Ohio because it isContinue reading “LENT 2021 – DAY 10”

LENT 2021 – DAY 4

Deuteronomy 7:17-26Titus 3:1-15John 1:43-51 “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” [John 1:46] I have preached exactly one sermon since I retired last December, and it was on the very Gospel lesson that we read today. Those of you who follow the liturgical calendar can remember that this was the reading for January 17 ofContinue reading “LENT 2021 – DAY 4”

AUGUST 14, 2017

      May God be merciful to us and bless us; may the light of God’s face shine upon us.          Let your way be known upon earth,        your saving health among all nations. [Psalm 67:1-2] I took a few days off this past week for my annual vacation with my son. But whatever expectationsContinue reading “AUGUST 14, 2017”