Monthly Archives: March 2015

Our Sovereign on a Donkey — Mk 11:1-11 — March 29 2015

Mk 11:1-11; ch 14-15; Zech 9:9; Isa 50:4-9a; Phil 2:5-11; Ps 118:1-2, 19-29 Our King on a Donkey — Palm Sunday 2015 According the the Harvard Business School, it is essential for a leader to behave like an extrovert, to … Continue reading

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Flying Snakes: Healing Emerging from Bad Things — John 3:14-21 — March 15, 2015

Snakes are mentioned in our first reading (Numbers 21:4-9).  The snakes are poisonous, and God sends them in judgment – so they are very threatening, on the one hand.  On the other hand, in the story, obeying God and looking … Continue reading

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When Everything is Upside Down — John 2:13-22 — March 8 2015

John 2:13-22 In our Gospel passage (John 2:13-22) we have the cleansing of the temple and Jesus speaking of the destruction of the physical Temple, or destruction of his body, or of both.  Everything is turned upside down.  This picture … Continue reading

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It’s Time! — Mk 1:2-8 — February 22, 2015

By Floyd Mitchell Palmer at Trinity Church, Whitinsville Welcome to the Gospel of St. Mark. St. Mark tells us nothing about the early life of Jesus, not even his birth. That’s left to St. Matthew and St. Luke. At the … Continue reading

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Sarah Laughed at God — Gen 17:1-7, 15-16; Mk 8:31-38 — March 1, 2015

Our readings this morning are woven around the theme of how God’s promises to Abraham and Sarah emerge through the community of faith, and through the journey of faith. Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 is our Hebrew scripture reading today. You can … Continue reading

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