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Archive for January, 2015

  • February 22, 2015

    “Mountains and Valleys”

    Year B – First Sunday in Lent

    God is Always Working As Mark begins his Gospel, he states, “The beginning of the gospel about Jesus Christ, the Son of God” (1:1). Then he speaks of God working in the lives of His people, as He prepares for the coming of the Christ, the Messiah, the Holy One of God. God is working […]

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  • February 15, 2015

    “A Passion for the Race”

    Year B – Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany / Transfiguration Sunday

    The Olympic Games began in 776 B.C. dedicated to Olympian gods, taking place on the plains of Olympia where there were elaborate temples of Zeus and Hera. The games ceased in 393 A.D. The games were reestablished in 1894 in Athens and were most recently held in Athens in the summer of 2004. The Apostle […]

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  • February 8, 2015

    “Don’t Lose Your Doxology”

    Lectionary Year B – Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

    After an exciting time at the Capernaum synagogue, Jesus and his new disciples went to Simon and Andrew’s home for some needed respite and refreshment. When they arrived they found Simon’s mother-in-law in bed sick with fever. Jesus was given a quick rundown of her condition. With this information, Jesus “went to her, took her […]

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  • February 1, 2015

    “One Amazing Day”

    Lectionary Year B – Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

    The Gospel of Mark, the first-written of the Synoptic Gospels, is succinct yet rich in meaning and detail. After all, it is the word of God! Mark begins by introducing John the Baptist’s role in the gospel, followed by Jesus’ baptism, temptation, and the calling of the two sets of brothers to be His disciples: […]

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