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Devotional Nov 22 2021

Psalm 106; Joel 3:1-2,9-17; 1 Pet. 1:1-12; Matt. 19:1-12   ‘Not everyone can accept this teaching, but only those to whom it is given.’ What

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Devotional Nov 19 2021

Psalm 102; 1 Macc. 4:36-59; Rev. 22:6-13; Matt. 18:10-20   Today’s reading from I Maccabees is one of two descriptions in the Apocryphal books about

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Devotional Nov 18 2021

Psalm 105; I Macc 4:1-25; Revelation 21:22-22:5; Matthew 18:1-9   His name on my forehead. All my life I’d had marks on my head, visible

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Devotional Nov 17 2021

Psalm 101, 109; 1 Macc. 3:42-60; Rev. 21:9-21; Matt. 17:22-27   Hoo boy, does Jesus get relevant today! He says, point blank, that He has

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Devotional Nov 16 2021

Psalm 97, 99, 100; 1 Macc. 3:25-41; Rev. 21:1-8; Matt. 17:14-21   This is the first time Emmaus pops up in history: but where is

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Devotional Nov 15 2021

Psalm 89; 1 Macc. 3:1-24; Rev. 20:7-15; Matt. 17:1-13   Anthropology is the study of human behavior: every system of thought has an anthropology. Marxism

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Devotional Nov 13 2021

Psalm 87, 90; 1 Macc. 2:1-28; Rev. 20:1-6; Matt. 16:21-28   When Peter tells Jesus that His message is too hard (because it’s not happy-happy

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Devotional Nov 12 2021

Psalm 88; 1 Macc. 1:41-63; Rev. 19:11-16; Matt. 16:13-20   Who do you say that I am?   Forget the words, friends: it’s easy to

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Devotion Nov 11 2021

Psalm 83; 1 Macc. 1:1-28; Rev. 19:1-10; Matt. 16:1-12 Kind of fun that today’s readings start off with I Maccabees and its retelling of the

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Devotional Nov 10 2021

Psalm 119:97-120; Neh. 7:73b-8:3,5-18; Rev. 18:21-24; Matt. 15:29-39   Interesting detail here in Matthew: the crowd has been with Jesus three days before He feeds

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Devotional Nov 9 2021

Psalm 78; Neh. 9:26-38; Rev. 18:9-20; Matt. 15:21-28 Panel 90 of the Apocalypse Tapestries, in which the nest of demons hiding in the cellars of

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