Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011

+ Psalm 131 + Isaiah 49:8-16a + 1 Corinthians 4:1-5 + Matthew 6:24-34 + In last week’s reflection I suggested Jesus had “raised the bar” as we got deeper into the Sermon on the Mount. This week I think, at least for … Continue reading

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Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011

+ Psalm 119:33-40 + Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18 + 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23 + Matthew 5:38-48 + Jesus has been direct and challenging in the previous passages from the Sermon on the Mount, but this week He raises the bar. “You … Continue reading

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Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011

+ Psalm 119:1-8 + Deuteronomy 30:15-20 + 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 + Matthew 5:21-37 + As we continue reading through the Sermon on the Mount, we encounter this week a series of seemingly disparate concepts. First, Jesus tells us that calling someone a … Continue reading

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Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011

+ Psalm 112:1-9 + Isaiah 58:1-9a + 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 + Matthew 5:13-20 + This Sunday’s Gospel passage, a continuation of the Sermon on the Mount, is where we get the notion of Christians being “salt and light” in the … Continue reading

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