Posts Categorized: Bible study

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

God’s provident hand A Revised Common Lectionary resource for July 29 by Magdalena I. García Then Jesus took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed them to those who were seated; so also the fish, as much as they wanted. – John 6:11 Read the full lectionary passage here God of Abundance,… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Rest for a while A Revised Common Lectionary resource for July 22 by Magdalena I. García He said to them, ‘Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.’ For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. – Mark 6:31 Read the full lectionary passage… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Deadly consequences A Revised Common Lectionary resource for July 15 by Magdalena I. García She went out and said to her mother, ‘What should I ask for?’ She replied, ‘The head of John the baptizer.’ – Mark 6:24 Read the full lectionary passage here Blessed are we when we resist the urge to silence those… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Travel light A Revised Common Lectionary resource for July 8 by Magdalena I. García He ordered them to take nothing for their journey except a staff; no bread, no bag, no money in their belts; but to wear sandals and not to put on two tunics. – Mark 6:8-9 Read the full lectionary passage here… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Bleeding on the doorstep A Revised Common Lectionary resource for July 1 by Magdalena I. García She had heard about Jesus, and came up behind him in the crowd and touched his cloak, for she said, “If I but touch his clothes, I will be made well.” – Mark 5:27-28 Read the full lectionary passage… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

A great windstorm A Revised Common Lectionary resource for June 24 by Magdalena I. García Inspired by women honored at the 223rd General Assembly for their efforts to challenge racism and oppression, and for their pioneering work on fossil fuel divestment. https://www.pcusa.org/news/2018/6/17/pcusa-recognizes-three-women-faith-award/ https://www.pcusa.org/news/2018/6/20/not-one-step-back/ He woke up and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Peace!… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Be like the seed A Revised Common Lectionary resource for June 17 by Magdalena I. García He also said, ‘The kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground.’ – Mark 4:26 Read the full lectionary passage here Be like the seed: undeterred by smallness. Be like the seed: willing to… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

God’s family A Revised Common Lectionary resource for June 10 by Magdalena I. García Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother.” – Mark 3:35 Read the full lectionary passage here When I was hungry and you gave me food, you were my brother and sister and mother. When I… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Choose life over death A Revised Common Lectionary resource for June 3 by Magdalena I. García Then he said to them, ‘Is it lawful to do good or to do harm on the sabbath, to save life or to kill?’ But they were silent. – Mark 3:4 Read the full lectionary passage here When a… Read more »

What Presbyterians Believe

Pentecost Spotlight on the Spirit  by Katrina Pekich-Bundy   Pressed for time (like most ministers) I decided to write my sermon in the car as my spouse drove. About 10 minutes into the ride I realized I had grabbed the wrong commentaries. Lent was beginning but I had hurriedly snatched the Epiphany commentaries. I mumbled… Read more »