Practicing Community

For freedom Christ has set us free. Stand firm, therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. For you were called to freedom; only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for self-indulgence, but through love become slaves to one another. For the whole law is summed up in a singleContinue reading “Practicing Community”

The Three Sisters Trinity

12 ‘I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. 13When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth; for he will not speak on his own, but will speak whatever he hears, and he will declare to you the things that are toContinue reading “The Three Sisters Trinity”

Revolution of Intimacy

Our second scripture today comes from the Acts of the Apostles, chapter 2 beginning in verse 1. Today we will be hearing from the “First Nations Version” which is an indigenous translation of the New Testament. One of the main differences you will notice is the way names are spoken. For some, I will shareContinue reading “Revolution of Intimacy”

The Way of Lydia

9During the night Paul had a vision: there stood a man of Macedonia pleading with him and saying, ‘Come over to Macedonia and help us.’ 10When he had seen the vision, we immediately tried to cross over to Macedonia, being convinced that God had called us to proclaim the good news to them. 11 WeContinue reading “The Way of Lydia”

A Disabled Body on the Throne

9 After this I looked, and there was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, robed in white, with palm branches in their hands. 10They cried out in a loud voice, saying, ‘Salvation belongs to ourContinue reading “A Disabled Body on the Throne”

Why Are You Hurting Me?

Meanwhile Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any who belonged to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem. Now as he was going alongContinue reading “Why Are You Hurting Me?”

Those Who Have Not Seen, and Yet Believe

19 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, ‘Peace be with you.’ 20After he said this, he showed them his hands and hisContinue reading “Those Who Have Not Seen, and Yet Believe”