Pentecost 8C - Luke 17:11-19

Luke 17:11-19 (NIV)  11 Now on His way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. 12 As He was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met Him. They stood at a distance 13 and called out in a loud voice, “Jesus, Master, have pity on us!” 14 When He saw them, He said, “Go, show yourselves to the priests.” And as they went, they were cleansed. 15 One of

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Pentecost 17C - 2 Timothy 1:2b-14

2 Timothy 1:2b-14 (NIV)  Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. I thank God, whom I serve, as my ancestors did, with a clear conscience, as night and day I constantly remember you in my prayers. Recalling your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy. I am reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in

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Pentecost 16C - Luke 16:19-31

Luke 16:19–31 (NIV) 19 “There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day. 20 At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores 21 and longing to eat what fell from the rich man’s table. Even the dogs came and licked his sores. 22 “The time came when the beggar died and the angels carried him to Abraham’s side. The rich man also died and

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St Matthew (Pentecost 15C) Year C - Matthew 9:9

Matthew 9:9 (NIV) As Jesus went on from there, He saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow Me,” He told him, and Matthew got up and followed Him.        When I started my theological studies in North Adelaide at Lutheran Seminary there was a fellow student who started at the same time. He had been working at the Australian Taxation Office in Adelaide before

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