Author: Carole Boshart

Season After Pentecost, 2019 Year C : The Epistle Passage – The need to change one’s life

“For freedom Christ has set us free. Stand firm, therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.” (Galatians 5:1) There is a phrase bandied about – “Freedom is never free” – which is taken to mean that our freedoms in society (our western/American society) are won at a cost; and that cost […]

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Season After Pentecost, 2019 Year C : The Old Testament Passage – Changes are coming

“Then the LORD said to him [Elijah], “Go, return on your way to the wilderness of Damascus; when you arrive, you shall anoint Hazael as king over Aram. Also you shall anoint Jehu son of Nimshi as king over Israel; and you shall anoint Elisha son of Shaphat of Abel-meholah as prophet in your place.” […]

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Season After Pentecost, 2019 Year C : The Epistle Passage – How to live in response to the Divine: One lesson for Ordinary Time

“Now before faith came, we were imprisoned and guarded under the law until faith would be revealed. Therefore the law was our disciplinarian until Christ came, so that we might be justified by faith.” (Galatians 3:23 – 24) The Jewish faith, as practiced in Paul’s times and among his peers, seems like an unusual faith […]

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