Commentary for Pentecost XXI, 25 October 2020 Texts for Pentecost XXI are Deuteronomy 34.1-12, Psalm 90, 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8, and Matthew 22:34-46 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Deuteronomy 34.1-12. Transition. Here it is, without our really being aware of it. Moses has been the leader of Israel throughout the Exodus. But Moses is mortal,…

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Commentary for Pentecost XX, 18 October 2020 Genesis 29:15-28; Psalm 105:1-11, 45c; Romans 8:26-39; and Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52. By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Pentecost 20 Glad to see you again. How was your Thanksgiving? I had the biggest turkey coma ever! It was sad not to be able to eat dinner with all…

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Commentary for Thanksgiving, 11 October 2020 Texts for National Thanksgiving are Deuteronomy 8:7-18, Psalm 65, 2 Corinthians 9:6-15, and Luke 17:11-19. By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Hi again. If you’re living in Canada, this weekend will be the Thanksgiving long weekend. It’s entirely possible you won’t be getting together with family for the…

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Commentary for Pentecost IX, 2 August 2020 Texts for Pentecost IX are Genesis 32:22-31, Psalm 17:1-7, 15, Romans 9:1-5, and Matthew 14:13-21 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Hi there! Glad you came. How’ve you been?   We’re looking ahead toward Sunday, August 2.   Genesis 32:22-31. Well, here comes another story about Jacob.…

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Commentary for Pentecost VIII, 26 July 2020 Texts for Pentecost VIII are Genesis 29:15-28, Psalm 105:1-11, 45c, Romans 8:26-39, and Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Hi. Good to have you back. How’s your week been? It’s been hot here, but finally we’re enjoying a short cooling spell. Looks like it…

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Commentary for Pentecost VII, 19 July 2020 Texts for Pentecost VII are Genesis 28: 10-19a, Psalm 139: 1-12, 23-24, Romans 8: 12-25, and Matthew 13: 24-30, 36-43. By Father Doug Woods Get the readings 20 07 15 The texts we need to look at in preparation for Sunday: Genesis 28.10-19a, Psalm 139.1-12, 23-24, Romans 8.12-25,…

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Commentary for Pentecost VI, 12 July 2020 Texts for Pentecost VI: Genesis 25:19-34; Psalm 119:105-112; Romans 8:1-11 and Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Hi again. I’m glad you’ve come today. We’re working on the scripture for this coming Sunday, Pentecost VI. I’m going to make a cup of tea. Would…

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Commentary for Pentecost V, 5 July 2020 Texts for Pentecost V are Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67; Psalm 45:10-17; Romans 7:15-25a; and Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings     Hi there! One day late this week. It was my grandson\’s birthday yesterday-he’s nine now. And it was Canada Day-our family gets…

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Commentary for Pentecost IV, 28 June 2020 Texts for Pentecost IV are Genesis 22:1-14, Psalm 13, Romans 6:12-23, and Matthew 10:40-42 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings   Gracious God, as I speak, may only the truth be spoken and only the truth be heard. I pray in Jesus’ name. Amen.   I used…

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