Advent 12/19/22 Sacred Knowing
on December 19th, 2022
Destination Determined Monday, December 19 Isaiah 33:17-22 (NRSV) Your eyes will see the king in his beauty; they will behold a land that stretches far away.Your mind will muse on the terror: “Where is the one who counted?Where is the one who weighed the tribute? Where is the one who counted the towers?” No longer will you see the insolent people,the people of an obscure speech that you cannot com...
Advent 12/18/22 Sacred Knowing
on December 18th, 2022
Grace and Peace Sunday, December 18 Romans 1:1-7 (NRSV) Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy scriptures, the gospel concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh and was declared to be Son of God with power according to the spirit of holiness by resurrection...
Advent 12/17/22 Sacred Space
on December 17th, 2022
A Loving Home Saturday, December 172 Samuel 7:23-29 (NRSV)Who is like your people, like Israel? Is there another nation on earth whose God went to redeem it as a people and to make a name for himself, doing great and awesome things, driving out nations and their gods before your people, whom you redeemed for yourself from Egypt? And you established your people Israel for yourself to be your peopl...
Advent 12/16/22 Sacred Space
on December 16th, 2022
A New SongFriday, December 16Isaiah 42:10-16 (NRSV)Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise from the end of the earth! Let the sea roar and all that fills it, the coastlands and their inhabitants. Let the desert and its towns lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar inhabits; let the inhabitants of Sela sing for joy, let them shout from the tops of the mountains. Let them give glory to the Lord...
Advent 12/15/22 Sacred Space
on December 15th, 2022
Grateful Thursday, December 15Matthew 8:14-20 (NRSV)When Jesus entered Peter’s house, he saw his mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever; he touched her hand, and the fever left her, and she got up and began to serve him. That evening they brought to him many who were possessed by demons, and he cast out the spirits with a word and cured all who were sick. This was to fulfill what had been spoken ...
Advent 12/14/22 Sacred Space
on December 14th, 2022
All Around Us Wednesday, December 14Psalm 84:1-7 (NRSV)How lovely is your dwelling place, O LORD of hosts!My soul longs, indeed it faints, for the courts of the LORD;my heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God.Even the sparrow finds a home and the swallow a nest for herself,where she may lay her young, at your altars, O LORD of hosts,my King and my God. Happy are those who live in your ho...