Monthly Archives: September 2021

Bible readings for Sunday, Oct. 2, 2021

Introduction Today’s gospel combines a saying that makes many of us uncomfortable with a story we find comforting. Jesus’ saying on divorce is another of his rejections of human legislation in favor of the original intent of God’s law. Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Bible readings for Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021

Introduction Today we hear James warn against selfish ambition, while the disciples quarrel over which one of them is the greatest. Jesus tells them the way to be great is to serve. Then, to make it concrete, he puts in … Continue reading

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Bible readings for Sept. 12, 2021

Introduction Three weeks ago we heard Peter’s confession of faith as told in John’s gospel. This week we hear Mark’s version, when Peter says, “You are the Messiah.” In John, the stumbling block is Jesus’ invitation to eat his flesh, … Continue reading

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