Senior Reflections Shelby Bass, Nick Coenen, Austin Fabrizio, Victoria Fernandez, Nathan Hoffman, Alyson Hurley, Jacob Kuhn, Lucas Mastin, Mason Nordman, Johnathan Powell, Nick Ritland Acts 10:1-17; 34-35 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 10 In Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of the Italian Cohort, as it was called. 2 He was a devout man who feared […]

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Matthew 28:16-20 New International Version (NIV) The Great Commission 16 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples […]

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Come & See, Go & Tell

Matthew 28:1-10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 28 After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. 2 And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3 His appearance […]

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Creating Space

Matthew 21:1-17 Common English Bible (CEB) 21 When they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus gave two disciples a task. 2 He said to them, “Go into the village over there. As soon as you enter, you will find a donkey tied up and a colt with it. Untie them and bring them to […]

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Internal Factors

Matthew 25:31-46 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats, 33 and […]

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Do It Again

Matthew 25:1-13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 25 “Then the kingdom of heaven will be like this. Ten bridesmaids took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. 3 When the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them; 4 but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps. 5 As the bridegroom […]

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You’re not wearing that, are you?

Matthew 22:1-14 Common English Bible (CEB) 22 Jesus responded by speaking again in parables: 2 “The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding party for his son. 3 He sent his servants to call those invited to the wedding party. But they didn’t want to come. 4 Again he sent other servants and said to them, ‘Tell those who […]

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Boundless Love

Matthew 20:1-16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 20 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. 2 After agreeing with the laborers for the usual daily wage, he sent them into his vineyard. 3 When he went out about nine o’clock, he saw others standing idle in the […]

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The Hardest Blessing

Matthew 18:21-35 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 21 Then Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” 22 Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times. 23 “For this reason the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a […]

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Hold on Tight

Matthew 14:13-33 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 13 Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns. 14 When he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them and cured their […]

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