Archive for February, 2019

In today’s Gospel reading, Jesus preaches love for enemies, blessings on those who curse us, doing good for those who hurt us, lending to those who don’t pay back, turning a cheek when someone hits you, and giving to everyone who begs.

These words do not comfort me.  In fact, they make me very uncomfortable. (more…)

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We learn a lot about Jesus during his life on this earth.  And during the season of Epiphany – this time after Christmas and before Lent – the stories in our Gospel readings reveal things about Jesus, God’s Son.  We learn what kind of a man he was; we learn what was important to him.  We learn what motivated him and what his goals were.  And what we learn about Jesus, we learn about God. (more…)

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