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02/26/20

Ash Wednesday

February 26, 2020 DAILY READINGS Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21This weekend’s reading:Job 1:6-12 FIELD NOTES 6:1 “Beware of practicing your piety before others in order to be seen by them; for then…

02/25/20

Testing God

February 25, 2020 DAILY READINGS Psalm 78This weekend’s reading:Job 1:6-12 FIELD NOTES I remember watching some show on the Discovery channel when I was younger.  It was back when Kevlar…

02/24/20

Holy Ground

February 24, 2020 DAILY READINGS Acts 7:30-34This weekend’s reading:Job 1:6-12 FIELD NOTES In Stephen’s speech, we see in our text him invoking Moses’ encounter with the burning bush.  It includes…

02/17/20

The Upside-Down Leadership of the Gospel

February 17, 2020 DAILY READINGS Psalm 1001 Peter 5:1-5This weekend’s reading: Ecclesiastes 12:1-14 FIELD NOTES When most people think about the world’s great leaders, they imagine figures that can command…

02/8/20

All-In

February 8, 2020 DAILY READINGS Matthew 15:1-9Psalm 119:1-8 This weekend’s reading:Ecclesiastes 7:1-14 FIELD NOTES We can do everything right. We can go through the motions perfectly. We can obey every…

02/7/20

To Forgive…

February 7, 2020 DAILY READINGS 1 John 2:7-17Psalm 119:1-8 This weekend’s reading: Ecclesiastes 7:1-14 FIELD NOTES Look, we can all admit that relationships are hard. People mistreat you. They gossip…

02/6/20

It Was Us All Along

February 6, 2020 DAILY READINGS James 1:12-16Psalm 119:1-8This weekend’s reading: Ecclesiastes 7:1-14 FIELD NOTES “It is funny how mortals always picture us as putting things into their minds: in reality…

02/5/20

Recognition

February 5, 2020 DAILY READINGSJohn 8:12-30Psalm 119:105-112 This weekend’s reading:Ecclesiastes 7:1-14 FIELD NOTES Scholar N.T. Wright says about Jesus in his book, John for Everyone: “He and his father are…

02/4/20

Not Abandoned

February 4, 2020 DAILY READINGS2 Corinthians 4:1-12Psalm 119:105-112 This weekend’s reading:Ecclesiastes 7:1-14 FIELD NOTES Is there anything worse than the feeling of hopelessness?  I am hard-pressed to think of a…

02/3/20

We Are Not Special

February 3, 2020 DAILY READINGSRomans 11:2-10Psalm 119:105-112 This weekend’s reading:Ecclesiastes 7:1-14 FIELD NOTES This sobering passage reminds us of this simple truth: we are not special.  Sometimes our desires for…