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Thursday, November 27. Thanksgiving (U.S.). Enjoy your feasting today as a jubilee experiment. Let old disagreements with family, church, or community be forgiven as though they were debts cancelled.
Words from The Word: [God] will also strengthen you to the end, so that you may be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
-1 Corinthians 1:8 (NRSV)
- Isaiah 64:1-9
- Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19
- 1 Corinthians 1:3-9
- Mark 13:24-37
- Jubilee Text*: Leviticus 25:18-24
Audio Lectio: Pray the scripture with us using a guided meditation on Mark 13:32-37. “Keep awake.”
Spiritual Tools: The spiritual practice for this week is consideration of the article, Advent Prayers 2014. Prepare yourself for Advent with prayer.
Advent Extra: Enjoy this fun article on the “Top 10 Reasons to Celebrate Advent.”
Art Credit: Schiele, Egon, 1890-1918. Autumn Tree in the Wind, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. Original source: www.yorckproject.com.
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