Author Archives: Jan Hames

Born to Set Thy People Free

A Reading from the Gospel of Mark … and the crowd came together again, so that they could not even eat. When his family heard it, they went out to restrain him, for people were saying, “He has gone out …

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Wordfall

A Reading from the First Book of Samuel Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord under Eli. The word of the Lord was rare in those days; visions were not widespread. At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so …

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God For Us

A Reading from the Book of Isaiah In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lofty; and the hem of his robe filled the temple. Seraphs were in attendance above him; each …

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Always Wanted to Be an Apostle

A Reading from the Acts of the Apostles In those days Peter stood up among the believers (together the crowd numbered about one hundred twenty persons) and said, “Friends, the scripture had to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit through …

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The Company We Keep

A reading from the Gospel of John As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s …

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From Generation to Generation

Audio not available. A Reading from the Acts of the Apostles Then an angel of the Lord said to Philip, ‘Get up and go towards the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.’ (This is a …

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Stay in the Boat

A reading from the Gospel of Matthew Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up the …

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Opening Day

A Reading from the Book of Acts When Peter saw it, he addressed the people, ‘You Israelites, why do you wonder at this, or why do you stare at us, as though by our own power or piety we had …

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Belief without Sight

A Reading from the Gospel of John When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came …

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Here in God’s Garden

A reading from the Gospel of John: Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. So she ran and …

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