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No Obstacles to Salvation Here - Lectionary Reflection for Pentecost 4B (2 Corinthians 6)

  Paul - Rembrandt 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 New Revised Standard Version 6  As we work together with him, we urge you also not to accept the grace of God in vain.  2  For he says, “At an acceptable time I have listened to you,     and on a day of salvation I have helped you.” See, now is the acceptable time; see, now is the day of salvation!  3  We are putting no obstacle in anyone’s way, so that no fault may be found with our ministry,  4  but as servants of God we have commended ourselves in every way: through great endurance, in afflictions, hardships, calamities,  5  beatings, imprisonments, riots, labors, sleepless nights, hunger;  6  by purity, knowledge, patience, kindness, holiness of spirit, genuine love,  7  truthful speech, and the power of God; with the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and for the left;  8  in honor and dishonor, in ill repute and good repute. We are treated as impostors, and yet are true;  9  as unknown, and yet are well known; as dying, and

The Nature of Faith -- Luther's version

Reformation Sunday or All Saints Day?

Halloween Treat -- the Monster Mash

The Past Meets the Future -- The Future of Faith #12

The Worshiping Body -- Review

For all the Saints -- Sine Nomine

Which Bible do the Bible Believers Believe? Future of Faith #11

Back to the Twelfth Century: Peter the Venerable and Benedict XVI -- Sightings

Sacred Space, the Pulpit and the Sacrament of the Word

Worship -- what is the vision it evokes?

Get Them into the Lifeboat -- Future of Faith #10

Who Was John the Baptist?

Living in Haunted Houses -- Future of Faith

All Politics is Local -- Thoughts on an upcoming election

No Lunch with the Prefect -- Future of Faith #8

Constantine's Last Supper -- Future of Faith #7

Anglicans and Rome -- Sightings

The Bishop is your high priest and mighty king -- Future of Faith

Bearing Witness to the Good News -- Core Values #5