Author: Joe Monahan

Thu Apr 15-Living in Unity

Psalm 133 (NRSV) 1 How very good and pleasant it is    when kindred live together in unity!2 It is like the precious oil on the head,    running down... Read more

Good Friday 2021-We Live in Grief

Mark 15:22-39 (CEB) 22 They brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha, which means Skull Place. 23 They tried to give him wine mixed with myrrh, but... Read more

Wed Mar 31-The Prayer We Never Get To

Mark 14:32-38 (CEB) 32 Jesus and his disciples came to a place called Gethsemane. Jesus said to them, “Sit here while I pray.” 33 He took Peter, James,... Read more

Wed Mar 24-The Sacrifice of Tears

Hebrews 5:5-10 (CEB) 5 In the same way Christ also didn’t promote himself to become high priest. Instead, it was the one who said to... Read more

Thu Mar 18-Champions in Grace

Ephesians 2:1-7 (CEB) At one time you were like a dead person because of the things you did wrong and your offenses against God. 2 You... Read more

Thu Mar 11-The Hinge

Exodus 20:1-17 (CEB) Then God spoke all these words: 2 I am the Lord your God who brought you out of Egypt, out of the house of... Read more

Wed Mar 10-Conventional Wisdom

1 Corinthians 1:22-25 (CEB) 22 Jews ask for signs, and Greeks look for wisdom, 23 but we preach Christ crucified, which is a scandal to Jews and... Read more

Thu Mar 4-Between 1 and 24

Psalm 22:23-27 (CEB) 23 All of you who revere the Lord—praise him!    All of you who are Jacob’s descendants—honor him!    All of you who are all Israel’s offspring—        stand... Read more

Thu Feb 25-Haters Gonna Hate

2 Corinthians 6:3-10 (CEB) 3 We don’t give anyone any reason to be offended about anything so that our ministry won’t be criticized. 4 Instead, we commend... Read more

Wed Feb 24-Always Time

Psalm 25:8-10 (CEB) 8 The Lord is good and does the right thing;    he teaches sinners which way they should go.9 God guides the weak to justice,    teaching them his... Read more

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