Images of the Vine in John 15

Images of the Vine in John 15

The Journey reading for today brings us to my favorite passage of the entire Bible. It is the metaphor of the vine and the branches in John 15:1-10. I have been captivated by this image since I was a child. Do a search on my site for “John 15” and you will...

The Vine of John 15

The vine is the central image of the Gospel. It demonstrates the perichoretic power of the Gospel. That is the power of indwelling the other as demonstrated in the...
A Cartoonists Guide to Deuteronomy 6:1-9 | The Shema

A Cartoonists Guide to Deuteronomy 6:1-9 | The Shema

Download These Images The Narrative Lectionary moves us from Exodus 3:1-15 last week, where Moses encounters the burning bush, all the way to Deuteronomy 6:1-9 this week, where Moses delivers his final sermon. A lot happens in between. The Shema (Hebrew for listen or...
Who Brings Down the Mighty?

Who Brings Down the Mighty?

The Final Advent Candle to be lit this weekend is named Love. The text is Luke 1:46-55. This passage is famously called The Magnificat. It is the song Mary sang after her cousin Elizabeth praised her for believing God’s Promise. Here’s the interesting thing about this...
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