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Daily Reflections (2nd Sunday after Pentecost)


Day 1 (Genesis 18:13-14) What I love about scripture is how multi-layered it is. Sometimes it’s so easy to miss things because of this, but it’s also why re-reading a passage over and over is never a wasted activity. There’s always something new to find and new light to be shone by the Holy Spirit. These verses particularly have new light when you know what’s about to happen. The focus on Sarah’s...

Gospel Reflection (2nd Sunday after Pentecost)


(Matthew 9:35-10:23) As I sit here writing this, I’m looking at a pile of books that a friend has gifted me. There’s one that catches my eye: Set my people free. Since evangelical revivals, there’s been an emphasis that the gospel is about saving you from your sins. Of course, that is an important aspect of our salvation. But, it’s only one aspect of the good news. Jesus, in proclaiming the...