Bible Readings for Wednesday March 2nd, 2011 – The 8th Week of Epiphany *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 104 1. Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, you are very great. You are clothed with honor and majesty, 2. wrapped in light as with a garment. You [...]
That’s all well and good, however, in REAL LIFE I would never endanger my own interests for the interests of another. I have no guarantees that there will be any divine rescue on the other side of my actions. How am I to act compassionately towards others if I starve to death? Only a fool would have such faith…
Bible Readings for Sunday February 27th, 2011 – The 8th Week of Epiphany *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Isaiah 49:8-16a 8. Thus says the LORD: In a time of favor I have answered you, on a day of salvation I have helped you; I have kept you and given you as [...]
We are becoming a nation of self-absorbed zombies. Habitually willing to spend $20 a week on over-priced coffee, yet we drop only a buck or two into the offering plate on Sundays. We watch almost 4 hours of television a night, and yet we cannot find time to attend one community event, bible study, or game night. We stuff our fat faces with food we don’t need while soup-kitchens struggle to put out a meal.