The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Exodus 24:3-11 This is the Blood of the Covenant When Moses went and told the people all the LORD’s words and laws, they responded with one voice, “Everything the LORD has said we will do.”  Moses then wrote down everything the LORD had said.  He got up early the next morning and built an altar at the foot of the […]

The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Ezekiel 2:1-5 God’s Command Concerning God’s Prophets He said to me, “Son of man, stand upon your feet and I will speak to you.”  As he spoke, the Spirit came into me and raised me to my feet, and I heard him speaking to me.  He said:  “Son of man, I am sending you to the Israelites, to a rebellious […]

The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Mark 5:21-24a, 35-43 Faith in Jesus Never Disappoints! When Jesus had again crossed over by boat to the other side of the lake, a large crowd gathered around him while he was by the lake.  Then one of the synagogue rulers, named Jairus, came there.  Seeing Jesus, he fell at his feet and pleaded earnestly with him, “My little daughter […]

The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Mark 4:35-42 The Lord of Creation is the Lord of My Life! That day when evening came, he said to his disciples, “Let us go over to the other side.”  Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat.  There were also other boats with him.  A furious squall came up, and the waves […]

The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Mark 4:26-34 Look at God’s Kingdom through His Eyes! He also said, “This is what the kingdom of God is like.  A man scatters seed on the ground.  Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know how.  All by itself the soil produces grain—first the stalk, then the head, […]