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Blogging Towards Sunday, July 12, 2020

Psalm 127 Tucked away in the Hebrew books of Psalms is an even older songbook called “the Songs of Ascents.” The songs are the psalms numbered 120 through 134. They … Continue reading

July 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, July 5, 2020

Psalm 96 The Book of Psalms is the prayer book of the Bible. Eugene Peterson says that it provides us with the language for prayer: our responding to the God … Continue reading

July 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 28, 2020

Psalm 34 As you look closely at the beginning of this psalm, you’ll find that it doesn’t say, “I am happy at all times,” but “I bless God every chance … Continue reading

June 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 21, 2020

Psalm 13 The Book of Psalms is the prayer book of the Bible. Eugene says that it provides us with the language for prayer: our responding to the God who … Continue reading

June 20, 2020 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 14, 2020

Psalm 137 The Book of Psalms is the prayer book of the Bible. Eugene says that it provides us with the language for prayer: our responding to the God who … Continue reading

June 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 7, 2020

Psalm 88 The Book of Psalms is the prayer book of the Bible. Eugene says that it provides us with the language for prayer: our responding to the God who … Continue reading

June 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 10, 2020

Acts 18:1-4 & 1 Corinthians 1:10-18   In our weekly reading of the Acts of the Apostles, which tells the story of the emergence of the Church, we arrive in … Continue reading

May 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 3, 2020

  Acts 17:1-9 & 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10   I was walking our dogs this week in the Oakland Hills when a man on the trail near me shouted at me, … Continue reading

April 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 26, 2020

Acts 3:1-10   The Book of Acts or the Acts of the Apostles is believed to have been written by the same author as the gospel of Luke: presumably Luke … Continue reading

April 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, March 29, 2020

 Mark 13:1-8, 24-37    The Book of Mark is most likely the first of the four gospel books to be written, sometime in the late 60s CE. In reading today’s … Continue reading

March 28, 2020 · Leave a comment