Posts tagged with ‘Fifth Sunday after Epiphany’

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February 9, 2020 – Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

by Melissa VanTassell

    Light shines in the darkness for the upright, the psalmist sings. Isaiah declares that when we loose the bonds of injustice and share our bread with the hungry, the light breaks forth like the dawn. In another passage from the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus, the light of the world, calls his followers to let […]

    Fifth Sunday after Epiphany – February 10, 2019

    by Melissa VanTassell

      The fifth Sunday after Epiphany continues to highlight unlikely instruments and circumstances appointed to reveal the glory of the Lord. “Who will go for us?” queries the voice of the Lord. A man of unclean lips, a former persecutor of the church of God, and three fishermen who couldn’t catch a thing. More surprising still, […]

      February 4, 2018 – Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

      by Melissa VanTassell

        In Isaiah it is the one God who sits above the earth and numbers the stars—it is that God who strengthens the powerless. So in Jesus’ healing work we see the hand of the creator God, lifting up the sick woman to health and service (diakonia). Like Simon’s mother-in-law, we are lifted up to health […]