Archives for September 12, 2022
SUNDAY’S READINGS | September 18, 2022 Jer. 8:18-9:1 or Amos 8:4-7 Ps. 79:1-9 or Ps. 113 1 Tim. 2:1-7 Luke 16:1-13 It’s been called the most baffling of Jesus’ parables, this tale of the unjust steward. Some New Testament scholars suggest that Luke himself didn’t know what to make of it. Thus, he tacked on to the end of it the assorted and rather contradictory sayings … [Read more...] about 15 Pentecost, Year C: Scandalous Servant?
By Mark Michael The 11th Assembly of the World Council of Churches approved a statement condemning Russia’s war against Ukraine on September 8, the final day of their 10-day gathering in Karlsruhe, Germany. However, delegates from the WCC’s 352 member churches refused to single out the Russian Orthodox Church’s patriarch, Kirill, for condemnation, and ignored calls to expel … [Read more...] about WCC Assembly Condemns Ukraine War, Elects Leaders
By Christin Ditchfield Lazo A Reading from Psalms 56, 57 Psalm 56 1 Have mercy on me, O God, for my enemies are hounding me; all day long they assault and oppress me. 2 They hound me all the day long; truly there are many who fight against me, O Most High. 3 Whenever I am afraid, I will put my trust in you. 4 In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust … [Read more...] about When I Am Afraid