The Perils of Yeast

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm [83] or 23, 27 (Morning) Psalm 85, 86 (Evening) 1 Macc. 1:1-28 Rev. 19:1-10 Matt. 16:1-12   The Perils of Yeast In today’s gospel, Jesus warns his disciples to “beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees.” I don’t know about the

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Living Under a King

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 106:1-18 (Morning) Psalm 106:19-48 (Evening) 2 Kings 21:1-18 1 Cor. 10:14-11:1 Matt. 8:28-34   Living Under a King More than thirty years ago, an incoming U.S. president removed the solar panels that his predecessor had installed on the White House. This event was

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Feast of St. Matthew

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office Psalm 119:41-64 (Morning) Psalm 19, 112 (Evening) Isaiah 8:11-20 Romans 10:1-15 Matt. 13:44-52   Feast of St. Matthew Our Psalm this morning expresses an attitude toward law that few Christians embrace today. The Psalmist takes “great comfort” in recalling God’s “judgments of old,” finds

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