Bishop Mike's Podcast (general)
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Isaiah 43:16-21 – Rivers in the desert: do not remember the former things. I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.

Psalm 126 – When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like those who dream. Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with shouts of joy. Restore our fortunes, O Lord, like the watercourses in the Negeb. May those who sow in tears reap with shouts of joy.

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Psalm 119:9-16 – How can young people keep their way pure? By guarding it according to your word.

Philippians 3:4b-14 – I more than any have reason to be confident in the flesh (my own works-righteousness) but I regard them all as rubbish in order to gain Christ, and know him as Lord, a righteousness based on faith, not works. And so I press on toward the goal for the prize of the heavenly call of God in Christ Jesus.

John 12:1-8 – Mary anoints Jesus feet with costly nard and wipes them with her hair. Judas objects. And the much maligned: “You always have the poor with you, but not me.”

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Joshua 5:9-12 — After the Israelites cross the Jordan, the disgrace of Egypt is over, the manna stops and the people eat the bounty of the land.

Psalm 32 — I said, ‘I will confess my transgressions to the Lord’, and you forgave the guilt of my sin.

2 Corinthians 5:16-21 – We once saw Christ from a human standpoint, but no longer. If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation. God reconciled us to himself through Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation. In Christ, God was reconciling the world to himself. So we are ambassadors for Christ. For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 – The Lost Sheep and the Lost Sons

Sing Guide Me Ever, Great Redeemer. The third stanza alludes to Joshua: “When I tread the verge of Jordan, bid my anxious fears subside; death of death and hell’s destruction, land me save on Canaan’s side. Songs and praises, songs and praises I will raise evermore…”

Sing Amazing Grace, which ties to the younger son: “I once was lost, but now am found…”

 

Read it online http://bishopmike.com/2019/03/24/lent-4c-march-31-2019/

 

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Isaiah 55:1-9 – Ho, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you that have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. Seek the Lord while he may be found. Return to the Lord… for he will abundantly pardon. (This is also the OT reading for Pentecost 9A.)

Psalm 63:1-8 – O God, you are my God, I seek you, my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water… In the shadow of your wings I sing for joy.

1 Corinthians 10:1-13 – The results of idolatry and immorality are devastating, so do not fall. No test has overtaken you that is not common to everyone. God will strengthen you for your testing.

Luke 13:1-9 – Those Galileans slaughtered by Pilate, were they any worse sinners than anyone else? No. How about those who died when the tower of Siloam fell on them? No. But unless you repent, you will also perish. Jesus likens his ministry to a man who allows his gardener to tend a fruitless fig tree for one year. If it doesn’t bear fruit, it will be destroyed. Prediction of the fall of Jerusalem?

 

Lent C

Return to me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning.
– Joel 2

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Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 – Abram believed God and it was reckoned to him as righteousness. Righteousness by faith.

Psalm 27
 – The Lord is my light and my salvation. He will hide me in his tent and set me upon a high rock.

Philippians 3:17 – 4:1
 – I press on toward the goal: the heavenly call of God in Christ. Enemies of the cross: their god is the belly. Their end is destruction.

Luke 13:31-35
 – Jerusalem, Jerusalem, how I have longed to gather you as a mother hen gathers her young under her wings.

 

Lent C

Return to me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning.
– Joel 2

 

Read the blog.

 

 

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Lectionary texts for September 16, 2018 discussed by Bishop Mike Rinehart of the Gulf Coast Synod, ELCA 

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Bishop Mike Rinehart of of the Gulf Coast Synod, ELCA discusses the lectionary texts for September 2, 2018

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Bishop Mike Rinehart on the lectionary texts for Pentecost 16B / Proper 18B

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[[Rebroadcast]] While Bishop Mike is working on a new project, we are rebroadcasting the Lectionary Year B podcasts from a previous cycle. 

For more resources about 2 Corinthians and preaching these texts in series, visit bishopmike.com

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[[Rebroadcast]] While Bishop Mike is working on a new project, we are rebroadcasting the Lectionary Year B podcasts from a previous cycle. 

For more resources about 2 Corinthians and preaching these texts in series, visit bishopmike.com

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[[Rebroadcast]] While Bishop Mike is working on a new project, we are rebroadcasting the Lectionary Year B podcasts from a previous cycle. 

For more resources about 2 Corinthians and preaching these texts in series, visit bishopmike.com

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[[Rebroadcast]] While Bishop Mike is working on a new project, we are rebroadcasting the Lectionary Year B podcasts from a previous cycle. 

For more resources about 2 Corinthians and preaching these texts in series, visit bishopmike.com

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Bishop Mike Rinehart talks about preaching the lectionary texts for Pentecost Sunday

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Lutheran Bishop Mike Rinehart of the Gulf Coast Synod talks about the lectionary texts for preaching on Ascension Sunday. 

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A weekly podcast talking about preaching the lectionary texts. 

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Bishop Mike Rinehart of the Gulf Coast Synod, ELCA talks about preaching the lectionary texts for Palm Sunday

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Bishop Mike Rinehart (Gulf Coast Synod, ELCA) discusses preaching the lectionary texts for the Fourth Sunday in Lent 

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Bishop Mike Rinehart (Gulf Coast Synod, ELCA) offers thought for those preaching on the lectionary texts for the first Sunday in Lent.

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Bishop Mike Rinehart of the Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod of the ELCA talks about preaching the lectionary texts for Ash Wednesday, 2018

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Bishop Mike Rinehart of the Gulf Coast Synod, ELCA talks about preaching the lectionary texts for Transfiguration Sunday 

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Bishop Mike Rinehart discusses the lectionary texts for Epiphany 3B, January 21, 2018

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Bishop Mike Rinehart (ELCA) talks about the lectionary texts for Sunday. 

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Bishop Mike Rinehart talks about the lectionary texts for the Fourth Sunday in Advent 

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Bishop Mike Rinehart of the Gulf Coast Synod talks about the lectionary text for the Third Sunday of Advent 

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Bishop Mike Rinehart (Gulf Coast Synod, ELCA) discusses the Revised Common Lectionary texts for the second Sunday in Advent, Year B

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Bishop Mike Rinehart talks about the lectionary texts for December 3, 2017 - the First Sunday of Advent. 

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Bishop Mike Rinehart talks about the lectionary texts for November 26, 2017. 

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Bishop Mike Rinehart talks about the lectionary texts for November 19, 2017. 

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Bishop Mike Rinehart (Gulf Coast Synod of the ELCA) talks about the RCL texts for Sunday, September 10,  2017.

 

Exodus 12:1-14 / Ezekiel 33:7-11 / Psalm 149 /Psalm 119:33-40 / Romans 13:8-14 / Matthew 18:15-20 

 

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Bishop Mike Rinehart (Gulf Coast Synod of the ELCA) talks about the texts for Sunday, September 3,  2017.

Jeremiah 15:15-21

Psalm 26:1-8

Romans 12:9-21

Matthew 16:21-28

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