Christ Has the Keys

Readings for the Second Sunday of Easter Acts 5:12-20; Revelation 1:4-18; John 20:19-31 Every day, most of us are carrying around a set of keys that are indispensable to our daily routine. We use them to… lock up the house, start the car, get into the office,...

Christ the First Fruits

Readings for the Resurrection of our Lord – Easter Sunday Isaiah 65:17-25; 1 Corinthians 15:19-26; Luke 24:1-12 It is no exaggeration to say that Jesus’ resurrection from the dead is the most important event in human history. By his rising, Jesus has...

The Glorious Cross of Jesus

Readings for Palm Sunday Deuteronomy 32:36-39; Philippians 2:5-11; John 12:12-43 “Glorious!” It’s a word commonly used to describe things that are deemed to be very beautiful in appearance. A sunset, a meadow blooming with flowers, a classic...

How Good is Your Vision?

Readings for the Fifth Sunday in Lent Isaiah 43:16-21; Philippians 3:8-14; Luke 20:9-20 Have you ever had trouble seeing something that was right before your eyes – a desired dish of food from the refrigerator or a tool you needed in your shop? “How did I...

All in God’s Family

Readings for the Fourth Sunday in Lent Isaiah 12:1-6; 2 Corinthians 5:16-21; Luke 15:1-3,11-32 Few things in life matter more to us than family. It’s where most of us find our deepest bonds of love and loyalty. And it’s for that very reason that a break in...