Cast the Net on the Right Side

Jesus Appears to Seven Disciples (John 21:1-14) After this Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias, and he revealed himself in this way. Simon Peter, Thomas (called the Twin), Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two...
First Church: Seven Chosen to Serve

First Church: Seven Chosen to Serve

Acts 6:1-7 1Now during those days, when the disciples were increasing in number, the Hellenists complained against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution of food. 2And the twelve called together the whole community of the...
Beautiful Attitudes: The Poor and the Hungry

Beautiful Attitudes: The Poor and the Hungry

Matthew 5:1-12 1When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. 2Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying: 3“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4“Blessed are those who...
Judas Iscariot, Beloved Disciple

Judas Iscariot, Beloved Disciple

John 13:21-20 21After saying this Jesus was troubled in spirit, and declared, ‘Very truly, I tell you, one of you will betray me.’ 22The disciples looked at one another, uncertain of whom he was speaking. 23One of his disciples—the one whom Jesus loved—was reclining...
Receive the Holy Spirit

Receive the Holy Spirit

John 20:19-23 19When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” 20After he said this, he showed them his...

Jesus, Obi-wan Kenobi & Rev. Burroughs

Luke 24:44-53 44Then he said to them, “These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you— that everything written about me in the law of Moses, the prophets, and the psalms must be fulfilled.” 45Then he opened their minds to understand the scriptures,...
Easter Sunday:  Just the Gardener

Easter Sunday: Just the Gardener

John 20:1-10 1Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. 2So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them,...