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Nothing Is Impossible

Christ reminds us today that nothing is impossible with God. We only need a little speck of faith.

Ready for the Lord

Are we prepared for the Lord to touch us with his peace, a challenging word, or a gentle conviction?

Our Great Inheritance

We are those who serve God and our neighbor because the Great High Priest was substituted for us.

Remembering Our Creator

Daily Devotional • June 14 A Reading from Matthew 16:21-28 21 From that time on, Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to...

Seeing Jesus

Daily Devotional • June 13 A Reading from Matthew 16:13-20 13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who...

To Be Free

“You were slaves in the land of Egypt,” the Lord tells the Israelites at Sinai, yet “they are my slaves,” he calls them from the same mountain. 

Meant to Be

Worshiping — being transformed by the renewing of our minds — does not make us less human but more

The Least of These (Pentecost 4, Year B)

Your life, though a mere sprig, will be, in God’s time, a noble cedar.

Darkness and Light Alike

Keep on looking on the dark side, for to God darkness and light are both alike.

Everlasting Life

Hoping is hard, because it assumes that what you desire is not yet here. 

Forms of Love (Pentecost 3, Year B)

We are called to love our neighbor as ourselves. In practice, we will get this wrong if we love ourselves inadequately, or excessively, or inordinately..

Left Behind

One thing we know for certain is that we Christians are not supposed to yearn for wealth.

Light and Beauty (Pentecost 2, Year B)

St. John writes, “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it.”

Two Decades of Daily Devotions, and Still Going

With the launch of TLC's new website, you can now subscribe to Covenant, receiving it every day right in your inbox. — Editor. Just days before 9/11,...

Know the Trinity (Trinity Sunday, Year B)

The Lord Jesus Christ, who is so near us, remains of one substance with the Father and the Holy Spirit, which is to say that the Triune God is near, an indwelling presence in our lives.

Speak the Word of God with Boldness

It is right, of course, to listen to God rather than to people, even those with power, but it takes a boldness which requires confidence, courage, and relentlessness.

The Necessity of Purity for Reading Holy Scripture

I am on research leave this semester. The best thing about research leave is time to read. Recently I reread Augustine’s On Christian Doctrine. I...


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