December 11, 2019

Sunday’s Gospel: On a Mission with Jesus

By Chaplain Mike Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Lectionary Readings • 2 Kings 5:1-14 • Psalm 30 • Galatians 6:[1-6] 7-16 • Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 Today’s Gospel: Luke 10:1-20 (NRSV) After this the Lord appointed seventy others and sent them on ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he himself intended to […]

Sunday’s Gospel: On a Journey with Jesus

By Chaplain Mike Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Lectionary Readings • 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21 • Psalm 16 • Galatians 5:1, 13-25 • Luke 9:51-62 Today’s Gospel: Luke 9:51-62 (NRSV) When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem. And he sent messengers ahead of him. […]

Sunday’s Gospel: Teaching One Another

By Chaplain Mike On Sundays, we hear the Gospel reading from the Revised Common Lectionary. Sometimes, I share a message based upon this text. On other weeks, I ask you to share your observations so that our readers can be edified. Today, we’ll be teaching one another again. Please remember the one main rule: My […]

Sunday’s Gospel: Teaching One Another

By Chaplain Mike I’d like to start a new feature on Internet Monk today. We’ll call it “Teaching One Another.” Each Sunday, I have been posting the lectionary readings from the Revised Common Lectionary. Then I have taken one of the passages (usually the Gospel reading) and given a devotional message from the text. I […]

Sunday’s Gospel: God Visits Us in Our Sorrows

By Chaplain Mike Sunday: Pentecost II (Year C) Today’s Lectionary Readings: OT: 1Kings 17:17-24 Psalm: Psalm 30 Epistle: Galatians 1:11-24 Gospel: Luke 7:11-17 Today’s Gospel Soon afterwards He went to a city called Nain; and His disciples were going along with Him, accompanied by a large crowd. Now as He approached the gate of the […]

Sunday’s Gospel: Trinity Sunday

By Chaplain Mike Today is Trinity Sunday. This day marks one of the few feasts of the Christian Year that celebrates a reality and doctrine rather than an event or person. On Trinity Sunday we remember and honor the eternal God: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. We will briefly consider this Sunday’s […]

Sunday’s Gospel: Unity—God’s Love in Action

By Chaplain Mike Each Sunday, we present devotional thoughts based upon the Gospel reading from the Revised Common Lectionary. Today is the seventh Sunday in Easter. Today’s Gospel is John 17:20-26 (NRSV). Gospel Text I ask not only on behalf of these, but also on behalf of those who will believe in me through their […]

Sunday’s Gospel: Upper Room Promises

By Chaplain Mike Each Sunday, we present devotional thoughts based upon the Gospel reading from the Revised Common Lectionary. Today is the sixth Sunday in Easter. Today’s Gospel is John 14:23-29 (GNT). Gospel Text Jesus answered him, “Those who love me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and my Father and I […]

Sunday’s Gospel: Endless Attention, Meticulous Care

By Chaplain Mike Each Sunday, we present devotional thoughts based upon the Gospel reading from the Revised Common Lectionary. Today is the fourth Sunday in Easter, Good Shepherd Sunday. Today’s Gospel is John 10:22-30. Gospel Text At that time the Feast of the Dedication took place at Jerusalem; it was winter, and Jesus was walking […]

Sunday’s Gospel: Joy Comes in the Morning

By Chaplain Mike Each Sunday, we present devotional thoughts based upon the Gospel reading from the Revised Common Lectionary. Today is the third Sunday in Easter. Today’s Gospel is John 21:1-19. Gospel Text After these things Jesus showed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias; and he showed himself in this way. […]