July 29, 2018

Reading John 6: 1-21 (NRSV) The disciples see Jesus walking on a rough sea toward their boat and they are terrified. Jesus could have stoked their fear. He could have said, "Be afraid. Be very afraid." Instead, Jesus says, "It is I; do not be afraid." Then the disciples want him in their boat. Jesus … Continue reading July 29, 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