July 7, 2019

Reading 2 Kings 5: 1-14 (NRSV) A friend was bemoaning the ingratitude of relatives he has tried to help. They have lived in his house for years without saying thanks. Have you ever felt un-thanked for help given? Today's reading recounts instances of helpfulness and the consequences. A slave girl gratuitously tells of the prophet … Continue reading July 7, 2019

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August 10, 2014

Reading 2 Kings 2:19-25 (NRSV) Have you ever wished someone harm--and then regretted it when something bad actually happened? In today’s reading, the people in a city ask the prophet Elisha to perform a miracle. Their water is bad. Elisha throws salt into the city’s water supply and God converts the water from bad to … Continue reading August 10, 2014