Luke 6:17-19 reading and brief reflection

In this passage, we see Jesus healing many people of all sorts of sicknesses. This shows us two things. First, Jesus verified that he was the messiah by fulfilling Old Testament prophecies of miraculous healings. He didn’t just claim to be the messiah and speak eloquently. Second, God sometimes does choose to heal us in […]

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Luke 6:12-16 reading and brief reflection

In this reading Jesus spends a night in prayer and then designates twelve of his disciples to be apostles. From this account we learn to bath big decisions in prayer and to rejoice in diversity rather than seeking uniformity in the church. Subscribe to get email notifications of new posts Your email will never be […]

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In this reading, some religious leaders are looking for a way to accuse Jesus. Knowing their thoughts, Jesus openly heals a man on the Sabbath right before their eyes. In doing this, Jesus illustrates again the proper place of rules an traditions in the life of a person of faith. Subscribe to get email notifications […]

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Luke 6:1-5 reading and reflection

In this reading, Jesus’ disciples are questioned by the pharisees for picking grain and eating it on the Sabbath. Jesus reminds us that he is Lord of the Sabbath (and, via another Gospel, that the Sabbath is there to serve us not master us) Subscribe to get email notifications of new posts Your email will […]

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Luke 5:1-11 reading and brief reflection

Reflect briefly with Pastor John on this episode in Jesus’ life when he calls his first disciples to leave their fishing boats behind and follow him. Subscribe to get email notifications of new posts Your email will never be disclosed to anyone in any manner because I hate it when people do that. First Name […]

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