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Year B (2011-2012) Bible Book: Proverbs / Spreuke Chapter: 9 Verse: 6 Verse (to): 0 The book of Proverbs is one of the Bible books referred to as “wisdom literature”. We read of a father, and in a few texts also of a mother, who gives their son guidelines on how to live. The son […]

Year A (2010-2011) Bible Book: Matthew / Matteus Chapter: 4 Verse: 1 Verse (to): 11 Vir baie Christene is die verhaal van Jesus se versoeking ’n bron van troos. Selfs Jesus, die Seun van God, is in die wildernis versoek. Daarom hoef ons nie te wanhoop wanneer ons ons in die wildernis, blootgestel aan versoekings, […]

Proper 28 (33) – Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost   Year A (2016-2017) Bible Book: Matthew Chapter: 25 Verse: 14 Verse (to): 30 I have a very dear friend who is in her late sixties. She is funny and kind. Her celebrations are surrounded by family and friends. She complains about the aches and pains of […]

Year A (2010-2011) Bible Book: Isaiah / Jesaja Chapter: 42 Verse: 1 Verse (to): 19 Die beelde van ’n “geknakte riet” en ’n “lamppit wat dof brand” (v 3) kom uit ’n landelike situasie. Ek onthou hoe my pa riete gebruik het om boontjies te laat oprank sodat dit maklik gepluk kan word. Vir hierdie […]

Year C (2012-2013) Bible Book: Isaiah / Jesaja Chapter: 43 Verse: 1 Verse (to): 7 Roman Catholic:             Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7           Acts 10:34-38                    Luke 3:15-16, 21-22 Revised Common:          Isaiah 43:1-7                   Acts 8:14-17        […]

Year A (2010-2011) Bible Book: Isaiah / Jesaja Chapter: 51 Verse: 1 Verse (to): 6 Text: Isaiah 51:1-6, Matthew 16:13-20 “Who do you say I am?”  Jesus challenged his friends to think of him as more than just a prophet—even more than the highly respected prophets like Elijah, John the Baptist, or Jeremiah.  If we […]

Bible Book: Mark / Markus Chapter: 6 Verse: 1 – 6 Text: Mark 6: 1-6 People who are affected by HIV and AIDS may have one big fear in common: That people will put them in a box. And that there will be a name on that box. And that this would be a hurtful […]

Submitted by Visitor (not verified) on Mon, 07/12/2009 – 15:35 Bible Book: Job Chapter: 23 Verse: 1 – 17 Job 23:1-9, 16-17 A modern version of the story of Job might well take place against the background of the Aids pandemic. The physical appearance of Job reminds us of the physical condition of people who […]

Submitted by Visitor (not verified) on Mon, 07/12/2009 – 12:57 Bible Book: Genesis Chapter: 41 Verse: 1 – 57 Text: Genesis 41 Genesis 41 tells how Joseph, rejected and sold by his brothers, wronged as a slave and thrown into the dungeons, eventually (13 years later!) becomes second in command to the king of Egypt. […]

Submitted by Visitor (not verified) on Mon, 07/12/2009 – 12:56 Bible Book: Genesis Chapter: 39 Verse: 1 – 23 Text: Genesis 39 When one looks at the story of Genesis 39 in the context of the AIDS pandemic, one is struck by Joseph’s choice to say “no” to Potiphar’s wife. Abstinence is one of the […]

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