1 Corinthians 13:13 – February 14, 2019

So faith, hope, love remain, these three; but the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13 NABRE      Paul is addressing troubles in the community of Corinth. He speaks to them about the abuse of the gift of tongues, division in the church, envy of others’ gifts, selfishness, impatience with one another in the public meetings, and behavior that was disgracing the Lord. Paul wrote to remind the community that the only way to be…

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Psalms 5:11 – January 4, 2019

But let all who take refuge in you rejoice; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, so that those who love your name may exult in you. Psalms 5:11 NRSV      Psalm 5 is a prayer said by the psalmist when he wakes and later in the day, in the temple. It begins with prayers which proclaim how righteously God acts. The psalmist wants to go to the temple where God dwells,…

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It Comes from Within – in Jesus Name

The reflections over the last four weeks have focused on what comes from within. The first week we reflected on the message from Jesus that everything that defiles comes from within. Evil cannot come from anything that comes from the outside. Rather it is our heart that leads us and if we allow it to be touched by evil then we risk acting in an evil way. Therefore we should always protect our heart. Three…

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