Pastor’s Daily Reflection – Second Week of Easter, Tuesday, April 21, 2020

John 3:7-15 7 You should not be surprised at my saying, ‘You must be born again.’ 8 The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit.”  9 “How can this be?” Nicodemus asked.  10 “You are Israel’s teacher,” said Jesus, “and do you not understand these things? 11 Very truly …

Pastor’s Daily Reflection – Easter Friday: 4/17/20

John 21:1-14 1After this Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias; and he revealed himself in this way. 2 Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin, Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter said to them, “I am going fishing.” They said to him, “We will go …

Pastor’s Daily Reflection – Easter Thursday: 4/16/20

Luke 24:35-48 35 Then they told what had happened on the road, and how he was known to them in the breaking of the bread. 36 As they were saying this, Jesus himself stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you.” 37 But they were startled and frightened, and supposed that they saw a spirit. 38 And he said to them, “Why are you …

Pastor’s Daily Reflection – Easter Wednesday: 4/15/20

Luke 24:13-25 13 That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, 14 and talking with each other about all these things that had happened. 15 While they were talking and discussing together, Jesus himself drew near and went with them. 16 But their eyes were kept from recognizing him. 17 And he said to them, “What is this conversation which …

Pastor’s Daily Reflection – Easter Monday: 4/13/20

Easter Monday, April 13, 2020 John 20:11-18  11 But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb, and as she wept she stooped to look into the tomb; 12 and she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had lain, one at the head and one at the feet. 13 They said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping?” She said to them, …

Pastor’s Daily Reflection – Good Friday: 4/10/20

Good Friday, April 10, 2020John 18:33-38  33 Pilate entered the praetorium again and called Jesus, and said to him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” 34 Jesus answered, “Do you say this of your own accord, or did others say it to you about me?” 35 Pilate answered, “Am I a Jew? Your own nation and the chief priests have handed you over to …

Pastor’s Daily Reflection – Holy Thursday: 4/9/20

April 9, 2020–Holy Thursday, Chrism Mass Luke 4:16-21 16 And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up; and he went to the synagogue, as his custom was, on the sabbath day.  And he stood up to read; 17 and there was given to him the book of the prophet Isaiah. He opened the book and found the place where it was …

Pastor’s Daily Reflection – Wednesday: 4/8/20

April 8, 2020  Luke 4:16–21  16 And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up; and he went to the synagogue, as his custom was, on the sabbath day.  And he stood up to read; 17 and there was given to him the book of the prophet Isaiah. He opened the book and found the place where it was written, 18 “The Spirit of the Lord …

Pastor’s Daily Reflection – Friday: 4/2/20

John 8:51-59  Truly, truly, I say to you, if anyone keeps my word, he will never see death.”  The Jews said to him, “Now we know that you have a demon. Abraham died, as did the prophets; and you say, ‘If anyone keeps my word, he will never taste death.  Are you greater than our father Abraham, who died? And …

Pastor’s Daily Reflection – Friday: 3/31/20

John 8:21-30 Jesus said to the Pharisees: “I am going away, and you will look for me, but you will die in your sin. Where I am going, you cannot come.” So, the Jews said, “He is not going to kill himself, is he, because he said, ‘Where I am going you cannot come’?” He said to them, “You belong …