Apparently not satisfied by Jesus’ feeding of thousands, some who were there press him for a sign of his power; perhaps it is daily manna
Today is the first of five Sundays with gospel readings from John 6, the first four of which focus on Jesus as bread of life.
Mark’s gospel makes clear how great was the press of the crowd, with its countless needs to be met, on Jesus and his disciples. Yet
When Amos told what he saw when God held up the plumb line of justice next to Israel – that the poor were being trampled
Jesus does great deeds of power and gives his disciples authority over demons. Yet none of this power is unilateral; it all must be received
A woman finds healing by touching Jesus’ cloak, and a girl is restored to life when he takes her by the hand. In both cases
Happy Father’s Day to all those who have filled that role in our lives! Now is the acceptable time; now is the day of salvation!
The mustard seed becomes a great shrub that shelters the birds, recalling ancient images of the tree of life. We’d expect a cedar or a
A house divided against itself cannot stand. Jesus makes this observation in light of charges that he is possessed. He is possessed, not by a