June 17, 2018

Reading Luke 15: 11-32 (NRSV) Jesus tells this story to show characteristics of a father-like God. But we also see varying responses to God in the different perspectives of the father's sons. The prodigal son sees his father as the generous benefactor. This son asks for and squanders his inheritance, then finds himself swilling hogs. … Continue reading June 17, 2018

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June 10, 2018

Reading John 13: 31-35 (NRSV) Jesus has been with his disciples for years. When he gives them a new commandment, they should know the love he is talking about: "Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another." Jesus has also said we should love our neighbor as ourselves. Love neighbor as … Continue reading June 10, 2018