Thursday, December 29, 2011

Romans 12:2

Paul, St Paul, Saul, Paul of Tarsus, Romans, epistle, epistles, undisputed Paul, Lent, Proper 16A; Proper 16 A; Ordinary Time 21A; Ordinary Time 21 A

"Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind." Romans 12:2

Romans 12:2

Isaiah 40:26, sky signs 02

Isaiah; Second Isaiah; 2nd Isaiah; deutero-Isaiah; Epiphany 5B 5 B

"Look up in the sky // And see who has created these things // Who brings out their host by number // He calls them all by name // By the greatness of His might // And the strength of His power // Not one is missing." Isaiah 40:26

sky signs 02

Isaiah 40:26, sky signs 01

Isaiah; Second Isaiah; 2nd Isaiah; deutero-Isaiah; Epiphany 5B 5 B

"Look up in the sky // And see who has created these things // Who brings out their host by number // He calls them all by name // By the greatness of His might // And the strength of His power // Not one is missing." Isaiah 40:26

sky signs 01

Isaiah 44:23

2nd Isaiah; deutero-Isaiah; Second Isaiah

"Sing, O heavens, for the Lord has done it; Shout, O depths of the earth; Break forth into singing, O mountains, O forest and every tree in it! For the Lord has redeemed Jacob and will be glorified in Israel." Isaiah 44:23

Isaiah 44:23

Isaiah 35:6-7

Isaiah; First Isaiah; 1st Isaiah; Proto-Isaiah; Isaiah of Jerusalem; prophet; prophecy; Old Testament; Hebrew Bible; Advent 3A 3 A; Proper 18B 18 B; Ordinary Time 23B 23 B

"Waters shall break forth in the wilderness and streams in the desert. The burning sand shall become a pool and the thirsty desert streams of water." Isaiah 35:6-7

Isaiah

Deuteronomy 28:3

"Blessed you shall be in the city and blessed you shall be in the field and blessed you shall be in the city..." Deuteronomy 28:3

Deuteronomy 28:3 Deut

covenant rainbow

Lent 1 B; Lent 1B; Invocabit: Year B

"I have set my rainbow as the sign of the covenant between me and the earth." Genesis 9:13

Genesis 9:13

Epiphany: Arise, Shine!

Epiphany A; Epiphany B; Epiphany C; Feast of the Epiphany; Epiphany of Our Lord; star; broken star; Isaiah 60:1; Third Isaiah; 3rd Isaiah

"Arise, Shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you!" Isaiah 60:1

Isaiah 60:1,

Isaiah 51:3

Isaiah 51:3; 2nd Isaiah; Second Isaiah; deutero-Isaiah; Proper 16A 16 A; Ordinary Time 21A 21 A

"For the Lord will comfort Zion; He will comfort all her waste places and will make her wilderness like Eden, her desert like the garden of the Lord."

Isaiah 51:3 Isaiah 51:3

Isaiah 43:11-12

Isaiah 43:11-12; 2nd Isaiah; deutero-Isaiah; Second Isaiah

"I, I am the Lord, and besides me there is no savior. I declared and saved and proclaimed when there was no strange god among you."

Isaiah 43:11-12

Isaiah 51:16

Isaiah 51:16; 2nd Isaiah; deutero-Isaiah; Second Isaiah

...and I have put my words in your mouth, and hid you in the shadow of my hand, stretching out the heavens and laying the foundations of the earth and saying to Zion, "you are my people!"

Isaiah 51:16

servants and stewards

Epiphany 8A; Epiphany 8 A; 1 Corinthians 4:1; "servants and stewards"; servanthood; stewardship; Paul; St Paul; Corinthians; epistle; epistles; undisputed Paul

1 Corinthians 4:1

sow bountifully; reap bountifully

2 Corinthians 9:6; "sow bountifully; reap bountifully"; Paul; St Paul; Corinthians; epistle; epistles; undisputed Paul; Thanksgiving A; Thanksgiving Year A

2 Corinthians 9:6

go and bear fruit!

John 15:16; "Go and bear fruit"; steward; stewardship; gospel; gospels; John; St John; Easter 6B; Easter 6 B

John 15:16

epiphany 2012: broken star

Epiphany; A; Epiphany B; Epiphany C; Feast of the Epiphany; Epiphany of Our Lord; star; broken star; Isaiah 60:1; Third Isaiah; 3rd Isaiah

"Arise, Shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you!" Isaiah 60:1

epiphany broken star 2012 epiphany broken star 2012

epiphany 2012: solid star

Epiphany A; Epiphany B; Epiphany C; Feast of the Epiphany; Epiphany of Our Lord; star; broken star; Isaiah 60:1; Third Isaiah; 3rd Isaiah

"Arise, Shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you!" Isaiah 60:1

epiphany solid star 2012 epiphany solid star 2012

Sunday, December 25, 2011

grace has appeared

Titus 2:11, "Grace has appeared" / Christmas Eve A, B, C; Christmas Day A, B, C

2:11For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all, 12training us to renounce impiety and worldly passions, and in the present age to live lives that are self-controlled, upright, and godly, 13while we wait for the blessed hope and the manifestation of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ. 14He it is who gave himself for us that he might redeem us from all iniquity and purify for himself a people of his own who are zealous for good deeds.

titus - grace has appeared
titus - grace has appeared

Thursday, December 22, 2011

salt, leaven, light

Matthew 13 / salt, leaven, light

salt / leaven / light

shalom

Shalom

Matthew 5:9

"Happy are the peacemakers." Matthew 5:9

Sermon on the Mount; blessed are those that make for peace; blessed are the peacemakers, shalom...

happy are the peacemakers

Psalm 24:1

"The earth is the Lord's and the fulness thereof, the world and those that dwell therein..." Psalm 24:1

Proper 10B 10 B; Ordinary Time 15B 13 B; All Saints B

psalm 24:1

Revelation 22:2

"The leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations."
Revelation 22:2; Easter 6C; Easter 6 C

tree of life, river of life, new creation...

Revelation 22:2

2 Corinthians 5:18

"Through Christ God reconciled us to Himself and gave us the ministry of reconciliation." 2 Corinthians 5:18; Lent 4C; Lent 4 C

2 Corinthians 5:18 2 Corinthians 5:18

have peace one with another

"Have peace one with another." Mark 9:50
Proper 21B; 21 B; Ordinary Time 26B; 26 B

Mark 9:50

Genesis 49:10

"The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, until he comes to Shiloh, and to him shall be the obedience of the peoples." Genesis 49:10

genesis 49:10

Revelation 11:17

"Though hast taken Thy great power and begun to reign." Revelation 11:17

Revelation 11:17

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Zephaniah 3

Christmas, Nativity, Incarnation, Jesus, manger

Zephaniah 3:15, 17, "The King of Israel, the Lord, is in your midst; he will renew you with his love."

Malachi 3:15, 17