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Christ The King

Lesson 47 – John 18:33-37 NRSV 33 Then Pilate entered the headquarters again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” …

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Discerning the Signs Around Us

Lesson 46 – Daniel 12:1-3 NRSV 1″At that time Michael, the great prince, the protector of your people, shall arise. There shall be a time …

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Christ The King

Lesson 47 – John 18:33-37 NRSV 33 Then Pilate entered the headquarters again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” …

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Discerning the Signs Around Us

Lesson 46 – Daniel 12:1-3 NRSV 1″At that time Michael, the great prince, the protector of your people, shall arise. There shall be a time …

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Balancing Our Sacrifices

Lesson 45 – Mark 12:38-44 NRSV 38 As he taught, he said, “Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and …

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Radical Love

Lesson 44 – Mark 12:28-34 NRSV 28 One of the scribes came near and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered …

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Creative Visioning

Lesson 43 – Psalm 126 NRSV 1 When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion,we were like those who dream.2 Then our mouth was filled …

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Ending Hierarchies

Lesson 42 – Mark 10:35-45 NRSV 35 James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came forward to him and said to him, “Teacher, we want …

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Connecting with Christ

Lesson 41 – Hebrews 4:12-16 NRSV 12 Indeed, the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing until it divides …

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Navigating Loneliness Through Community

Lesson 40 – Genesis 2:18-24 NRSV 18 Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make …

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Discerning the Need for Righteous Anger

Lesson 39 – Mark 9:38-50 NRSV 38 John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to …

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The Distraction of Competition

Lesson 38 – Mark 9:30-37 NRSV 30 They went on from there and passed through Galilee. He did not want anyone to know it; 31 …

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Lament and Community Care

Lesson 37 – Numbers 21:4b-9 NRSV but the people became impatient on the way. 5 The people spoke against God and against Moses, “Why have …

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The Consequences of Evil

Lesson 36 – Proverbs 22:1-2,8-9, 22-23 NRSV 1 A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches,and favor is better than silver or …

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Delight in All Our Relationships

Lesson 35 Song of Solomon 2:8-13 NRSV 8 The voice of my beloved!Look, he comes,leaping upon the mountains,bounding over the hills.9 My beloved is like …

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Focusing on the Real Enemy

Lesson 34 – Ephesians 6:10-20 NRSV 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his power. 11 Put on the whole …

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Curating a Life of Discipline

Lesson 33 – Ephesians 5:15-20 NRSV 15 Be careful then how you live, not as unwise people but as wise, 16 making the most of …

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Our Basic Needs

1 Kings 19:4-8 NRSV 4 But he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness and came and sat down under a solitary broom tree. …

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Accountability

LESSON 31 – (Trigger warning: Today’s Biblical passage features discussions of sexual violation. Resources are provided at the end for those seeking support.) Psalm 51 …

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The Abundance Around Us

Lesson 30 – 2 Kings 4:42-44 NRSV 42 A man came from Baal-shalishah, bringing food from the first fruits to the man of God: twenty …

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THE SACREDNESS OF REST

Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 NRSV 30 The apostles gathered around Jesus and told him all that they had done and taught. 31 He said to them, …

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Designing a Future We Can All Enjoy

Psalm 85:8-13 NRSV 8 Let me hear what God the Lord will speak,for he will speak peace to his people,to his faithful, to those who …

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Preserving the Truth for Future Generations

Psalm 48 NRSV 1 Great is the Lord and greatly to be praisedin the city of our God.His holy mountain,2 beautiful in elevation, is the …

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The Discipline of Focusing on Life

Mark 5:38-43 NRSV 38 When they came to the house of the leader of the synagogue, he saw a commotion, people weeping and wailing loudly. …

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The Challenge of Building Community

Lesson 25 – Psalm 133:1-3 NRSV 1 How very good and pleasant it iswhen kindred live together in unity!2 It is like the precious oil …

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Ecosystems and Interdependence

Ezekiel 17:22-24 NRSV 22 Thus says the Lord God:I myself will take a sprigfrom the lofty top of a cedar;I will set it out.I will …

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Of Inconveniences and Oppression

2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 NRSV 13 But just as we have the same spirit of faith that is in accordance with scripture–“I believed, and so I …

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Redemption and Worthiness

Isaiah 6:1-8 NRSV 1 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lofty; and the hem …

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The Actions of the Holy Spirit

Lesson 21 – Romans 8:22-27 NRSV 22 We know that the whole creation has been groaning in labor pains until now; 23 and not only …

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Integrity and Consequences

Lesson 20 – Psalm 1 NRSV 1 Happy are thosewho do not follow the advice of the wicked,or take the path that sinners tread,or sit …

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Bending the Rules

Lesson 19 – Acts 10:44-48 NRSV 44 While Peter was still speaking, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who heard the word. 45 The circumcised …

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Building a Fortified Legacy

Lesson 18 – John 15:1-8 NRSV 1 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower. 2 He removes every branch in …

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The Power of the Underdog

Lesson 17 – Acts 4:5-12 NRSV 5 The next day their rulers, elders, and scribes assembled in Jerusalem, 6 with Annas the high priest, Caiaphas, …

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The Range of Human Needs

Lesson 16 – Luke 24:36b-48 NRSV 36 While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with …

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Collective Sacrifice

Lesson 15 – Acts 4:32-35 NRSV 32 Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed …

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Making Room for Celebration

Lesson 14 – Isaiah 25:6-9 NRSV 6 On this mountain the Lord of hosts will make for all peoplesa feast of rich food, a feast …

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Relationships Necessary for Social Change

Lesson 13 – Mark 11:1-11 (Palm Sunday) When they were approaching Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, he sent two of …

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God’s Plans for Healthy Change

Lesson 12 – Jeremiah 31:31-34 NRSV 31 The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house …

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Sharing Your Faith Respectfully

Lesson 11 – John 3:14-21 NRSV 14 And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be …

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Faith-based Capitalism vs. Mutual Aid

Lesson 10 – John 2:13-22 NRSV 13 The Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 In the temple he …

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Seeing What Does Not Yet Exist

Lesson 9 – Psalm 22:23-31 NRSV 23 You who fear the Lord, praise him!All you offspring of Jacob, glorify him;stand in awe of him, all …

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Between God and All Living Beings

Lesson 8 – Genesis 9:8-17 NRSV 8 Then God said to Noah and to his sons with him, 9 “As for me, I am establishing …

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A Love Letter for the Creator

Lesson 7 – Psalm 50:1-6 NRSV 1 The mighty one, God the Lord,speaks and summons the earthfrom the rising of the sun to its setting.2 …

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Telling Good News

Lesson 6  – Isaiah 40:21-31 21 Have you not known? Have you not heard?Has it not been told you from the beginning?Have you not understood …

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The Mystery of Healing

Lesson 5 – Mark 1:21-28 NRSV 21 They went to Capernaum; and when the sabbath came, he entered the synagogue and taught. 22 They were …

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Hearing the Voice of God

Lesson 4 – Jonah 3:1-5, 10 The word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time, saying, 2 “Get up, go to Nineveh, that …

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The Bigness of God and God’s Creation

Lesson 3 – Psalm 139: 1-6; 13-18 To the leader. Of David. A Psalm. 1 O Lord, you have searched meand known me.2 You know …

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Marveling at Divine Imagination

Lesson 2 – Genesis 1:1-5 NRSV 1 In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, 2 the earth was a formless void …

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Getting the Story Straight

Lesson 1 – John 1:1-9, 10-18 NRSV 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. …

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Building a Family Under Empire

Lesson 52 – Galatians 4:4-7 NRSV 4 But when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under …

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The Power of Christ

Lesson 52 – Romans 16:25-27 NRSV 25 Now to God who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the proclamation of Jesus …

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LEADERSHIP IN UNEXPECTED PACKAGES

Lesson 50 – Mark 1:1-8 1 The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 2 As it is written in …

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Strengthening Individuals, Strengthening Communities

Lesson 48 – I Corinthians 1: 3-9 3 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.4 I give thanks …

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Making Faith Real

Lesson 47 – Matthew 25: 31-46 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will …

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The Futility of Material Wealth

Lesson 46 – Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18 1 Be silent before the Lord God!For the day of the Lord is at hand;the Lord has prepared a …

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Intergenerational Storytelling

Lesson 45 – Psalm 78:1-7 1 Give ear, O my people, to my teaching;incline your ears to the words of my mouth.2 I will open …

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Seeing God in Nature

Lesson 44 – Psalm 107:1-7, 33-37 O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever.2Let the redeemed of …

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Asking God for Balance

Lesson 43 – Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17 NRSV A Prayer of Moses, the man of God.1 Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations.2 …

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Civic Duty as Christians

Lesson 42 – Matthew 22:15-22 NRSV 15 Then the Pharisees went and plotted to entrap him in what he said. 16 So they sent their …

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Managing Conflict

Lesson 41 – Philippians 4:1-9 NRSV 1Therefore, my brothers and sisters, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the …

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Cries for Mercy

Lesson 40 – Psalm 80:7-15 NRSV 7 Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved. 8 You brought …

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