Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

Doing Good

Galatians 6:7-10, New International Version:Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. The one who sows to please his sinful nature, from that nature will reap destruction; the one who sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life. Let us not become weary in doing…

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Come and Drink

I am memorizing Isaiah 55:1-13 (scroll down to see the entire passage). They are powerful words for our time. We so readily “spend our money on food that does not give us strength.” We rely on our own thoughts, our own ways, our own wisdom. But there is an alternative. There is “food that is…

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Walter Brueggemann’s 19 Theses

Lots of people are talking about these theses again. They are worth another look. MP3s of the original lecture are available at 1. Everybody lives by a script. The script may be implicit or explicit. It may be recognized or unrecognized, but everybody has a script. 2. We get scripted. All of us get…

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Prayer of St. Patrick

Prayer for the FaithfulMay the Strength of God guide us.May the Power of God preserve us.May the Wisdom of God instruct us.May the Hand of God protect us.May the Way of God direct us.May the Shield of God defend us.May the Angels of God guard us.– Against the snares of the evil one. May Christ…

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Thirsty for Wine

John 2:1-11. According to the gospel of John the first miracle of Jesus was to change water into wine. I have often wondered why this would be the first miracle Jesus would choose to perform. Why would he not heal someone or raise someone from the dead? Wouldn’t calming a storm be a more fitting…

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