Posts Categorized: Justice

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Paying tribute to God A Revised Common Lectionary resource for October 22 by Magdalena I. García Then [Jesus] said to them, ‘Give therefore to the emperor the things that are the emperor’s, and to God the things that are God’s.’ – Matthew 22:21b Read the full lectionary passage here When the way we amass capital… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Down the right path A Revised Common Lectionary resource for October 15 by Magdalena I. García [The Lord] restores my soul. He leads me in right paths for his name’s sake. – Psalm 23:3 Read the full lectionary passage here When we allow God to heal us from hatred and to lead us down the… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Those words, those tablets A Revised Common Lectionary resource for October 8 by Magdalena I. García Moses said to the people, ‘Do not be afraid; for God has come only to test you and to put the fear of him upon you so that you do not sin.’ – Exodus 20:20 Read the full lectionary… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

They are ahead of us A Revised Common Lectionary resource for October 1 by Magdalena I. García Jesus said to them, ‘Truly I tell you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are going into the kingdom of God ahead of you.’ – Matthew 21:31b Read the full lectionary passages here When community pantries feed the… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Equal to us A Revised Common Lectionary resource for September 24 by Magdalena I. García And when they received it, they grumbled against the landowner, saying, ‘These last worked only one hour, and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden of the day and the scorching heat.’ – Matthew 20:11-12… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

The mathematics of forgiveness A Revised Common Lectionary resource for September 17 by Magdalena I. García Jesus said to him, ‘Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times.’ – Matthew 18:22 Read the full lectionary passages here The apostle Peter, it seems, was quite fond of mathematics, so he spent a great deal of… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Practicing reconciliation A Revised Common Lectionary resource for September 10 by Magdalena I. García ‘For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them.’ – Matthew 18:20 Read the full lectionary passages here When we resist the temptation to gossip and blame others, we honor God’s will by practicing reconciliation…. Read more »

The Unglued Church

The Whole World is Watching Where should Christians stand in the face of evil? by Susan Rothenberg Lately, I’ve been thinking about a quote from the Woody Allen movie, “Manhattan.” “Has anybody read that Nazis are gonna march in New Jersey? Y’know, I read this in the newspaper. We should go down there, get some… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

The path of discipleship A Revised Common Lectionary resource for September 3 by Magdalena I. García Then Jesus told his disciples, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. – Matthew 16:24 Read the full lectionary passages here You call us to follow, which… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

We are rock A Revised Common Lectionary resource for August 27 by Magdalena I. García And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it. – Matthew 16:18 Read the full lectionary passages here When we tell the truth,… Read more »