Tag Archives: Saul

A Bit of Haiku of Sunday’s Scripture

2 Samuel 1:1,17-27 The heart is heavy Deep love for friend and enemy The Song of the Bow ——————————————– Psalm 130 The way I’m praying It’s more than a morning watch Here in the depths ——————————————– Lamentations 3:22-33 A piece of the Lord Fruit of sitting in silence Unceasing God love ——————————————– 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 […]

Overview of Scripture for this Sunday’s Worship

The lectionary texts for this Sunday are all gold mines of inspiration and challenge. The Old Testament text, 2 Samuel 1:1,16-17, is the song David writes to lament the death of Saul and Jonathan. ┬áDavid was many things in life, but what stand out the most here is his gift with words. ┬áHe wrote from […]

God Has a Better Plan

1 Samuel 8:4-11, 16-20 It seems like we always want what we don’t have. Our lust for what our neighbor has is a passion further enflamed by the messages coming at us constantly (yes, like here on my blog page ads), drawing our eyes to what is shiny and new. This lust is nothing new […]