In But Not Of

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 66, 67 (Morning) Psalm 19, 46 (Evening) 1 Macc. 2:29-43,49-50 Acts 28: 14b-23 Luke 16: 1-13 In But Not Of After researching the parable of the dishonest manager (Luke 16:1-13), this parable is reportedly one of the most difficult to understand. It appears

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Hearts of Wax

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 16, 17 (Morning) Psalm 22 (Evening) Jeremiah 38: 14-28 1 Corinthians 15: 1-11 Matthew 11 1-6 Hearts of Wax In many psalms we hear the writer’s painful cries of lament, waiting for God to show up. The intensity of pain in Psalm 22,

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God Chose What is Foolish

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 61, 62 (Morning) Psalm 68:1-20 (21-23) 24-36 (Evening) 1 Kings 21:17-29 1 Cor. 1:20-31 Matt. 4:12-17   God Chose What is Foolish A few years after Paul founded the church in Corinth, he received several reports of friction within the church community. The

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