Posts Categorized: Bible study

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Choose light A Revised Common Lectionary resource for March 11 by Magdalena I. García ‘And this is the judgment, that the light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than light because their deeds were evil.’ – John 3:19 Read the full lectionary passage here When we condone the darkness of planet… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Whose house? A Revised Common Lectionary resource for March 4 by Magdalena I. García He told those who were selling the doves, “Take these things out of here! Stop making my Father’s house a marketplace!” – John 2:16 Read the full lectionary passage here When we give handouts but are unwilling to empower people, forgive… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Stop talking nonsense A Revised Common Lectionary resource for February 25 by Magdalena I. García But turning and looking at his disciples, he rebuked Peter and said, “get behind me, Satan! For you are setting your mind not on divine things but on human things.” –  Mark 8:33 Read the full lectionary passage here Jesus… Read more »

Barn Boots and Blessings

Ashes and violence and teen’s question: Why?   by Donna Frischknecht Jackson   The sanctuary was mostly quiet. Every now and then a hum, rattle and swoosh from the ancient heating system would interrupt the stillness. It was a welcomed noise as I was trying hard to keep the cavernous room at a toasty 60… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Turn and trust A Revised Common Lectionary resource for February 18 by Magdalena I. García Now after John was arrested, Jesus came to Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.” – Mark 1:14-15 Read… Read more »

The B-Flat Christian

And the Walls Came a Tumblin’ Down What ‘walls’ do we need God to tear down in our lives?  by Rebecca Lister  And the walls came a tumblin’ down. These words came to me the other morning as I was listening to an interview by the author of a book entitled The Line Becomes a… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Up and down A Revised Common Lectionary resource for February 11 by Magdalena I. García Then Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good for us to be here; let us make three dwellings, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.” – Mark 9:5 Read the full lectionary passage here We like… Read more »

The B-Flat Christian

Winter’s work Bringing us together for warmth by Rebecca Lister   Let me begin by saying that I am not, in any way, shape or form, a winter person. I do not look forward to the coming of weather that requires itchy sweaters, bunchy coats and hats that make my hair look ridiculous after I… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Caring enough A Revised Common Lectionary resource for February 4 by Magdalena I. García He came and took her by the hand and lifted her up. Then the fever left her, and she began to serve them. That evening, at sundown, they brought to him all who were sick or possessed with demons. – Mark… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Called to resistance A Revised Common Lectionary resource for January 28 by Magdalena I. García They were all amazed, and they kept on asking one another, ‘What is this? A new teaching — with authority! He commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey him.’ – Mark 1:27 Read the full lectionary passage here There… Read more »