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Friday, May 22, 2015

Today’s reflection is by Pastor Cyndi McDonald.

Daily Scripture:  Acts 2:1-4

When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place.

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Narrative Lectionary

2 Samuel 15-17; Psalms 3 and 63; Romans 1

Aside from the Lord’s Prayer, Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep and the Doxology, I grew up understanding prayer as something being spontaneous and free flowing. 453 more words

66 Books

A Study of Romans 14:5 & 6

Many in the world today use and twist scripture to meet their own ends and lifestyle but God who is no respecter of persons shows that to the earnest Bible student every concern is revealed. 41 more words

Friday Files: Romans 1:10


Paul had never in his life been to Rome and as the letter shows doesn’t really know anyone from the church in Rome that had been planted. 205 more words

God

God plays a trick on me (ie it's Pentecost). Here are the readings my reflection will follow

Funny God. Funny, funny God. With my lack of awareness of the church calendar passing these days, you turn to me and whisper suggestions of preaching just in time for me to come back for my favourite feast of Pentecost and with the reading about dry bones which I have been meditating on recently and which I see myself in (as the cynical prophet, as the bones) 1,634 more words

Acts

Romans and Parking Lots

So let me start with a story….

This weekend I am doing a favor for a friend and house sitting plus kid sitting for them. Don’t worry I make sure to put a pillow under me as I’m sitting on the kids so no need for concern! 1,119 more words

Love

Freedom

In Romans 6, Paul talks about the act of baptism. When we are baptized, or born again, we were buried with Christ. And just as Christ was raised from the dead by the power of God, we also can live new lives through Him. 373 more words