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Blogging Towards Sunday, March 1, 2015

Mark 8:22-38 This section of scripture can be broken up into two pericopes (units). Scholars do that based on movement. In verses 22 and 27, Jesus and his friends move into new … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, February 22, 2015

Genesis 9:8-17 & 1 Peter 3:18-22   Today is the first Sunday of Lent, and also the first Sunday during the Lunar New Year Celebration. These holidays speak of self-sacrifice … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, February 15, 2015

Mark 1:40-45 & Mark 9:2-9 These two texts are related in terms of a secret – Jesus tells others in each episode to say nothing to anyone, to keep what they’ve seen, … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, February 8, 2015

Isaiah 40:21-31 & Mark 1:29-39 What is God all about? It’s a large vague-ish question, which the scriptures of the day address. Isaiah’s prophetic poem is the expression of faith and the … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · Leave a comment