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Tuesdays Thoughts: an Artful Response to 2 Corinthians

Tuesdays Thoughts: an Artful Response to 2 Corinthians

Letters of Paul, meditation, reflection, Scripture
Haiku You are the ones who⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Placed boundaries around love⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Rejecting God's prophets Commentary Based on reading 2 Corinthians 6-7 written by Paul to the Corinthian Church. This commentary is really a brief meditation/reflection from the queer church to the straight church, especially in United Methodist land. I'd like to draw special attention to 2 Corinthian 6:3-10 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 ourselves as ministers of God in every way. We did this with our great endurance through problems, disasters, and stressful situations. 5 We went through beatings, imprisonments, and riots. We experienced hard work, sleepless nights, and hunger. 6 We displayed purity, know...

Lectionary Moment: Proper 6, June 17, 2012

Christianity, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality, Theology
Hebrew Scripture:  1 Samuel 15:34–16:13 (Anointing of David) Psalm:  Psalm 20 or Psalm 72 (for Victory / for King Solomon) Christian Scripture:  2 Corinthians 5:6–10, 14–17 (11–13) (Living in faith) Gospel:  Mark 4:26–34 (Parables/scattering seed & mustard seed) Just taking a few moments to be present to the text and notice things.  Maybe you noticed them too, or maybe you notice something else!  I'd love to know what it is.  The NRSV is online at:  http://bible.oremus.org/ Hebrew Scripture Reading  I am noticing the word anoint, anointed.  And I am noticing that God is tricky--sending Samuel with the cow.  ANOINT:  Tyndale Bible Dictionary:  To pour oil or ointment onto a person or object in a ritualistic fashion.  The Hebrew word for anoint first appears in Genesis 31:13, where it re...

eruption

Christianity, Haiku, Poetry, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality, Theology
mountains flashing with blood, fire, and smoky mists transforming the world ...  Inspired by the Lenten Journey reading of  Acts 2:14-24 People on a Lenten Journey Lorot Poetry: Echoes of the Hills Becca Givens at On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea Terri at What About God? Jonathan Stone Granbee Michael (Booguloo) Chèvrefeuille Roy DeLeon at Expressive Prayer