We need this water! – The baptism of Jesus

The baptism of Jesus by John the baptist, as illustrated in the Hortus deliciarum. 1167-1185 w:Herrad of Landsberg via wikicommons Please read Mark 1:9-15 and 1 peter 3:18-22 We need this water! We need this sprinkling! Like the fields of spring are in need of water so that life may grow and flourish; like the baseball fields of our area here in Clearwater More...

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By Rev William Magee On Friday, February 17th, 2012

Answering the Call by Rev William Magee

Please read John 1: 43-51 So we go to church and we are member of our particular Christian community that has its very foundation in our worship. We gather around word and sacrament; we hear the word of God that More...

By Rev William Magee On Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Happy New Year in The Name of Jesus

January 1, 2012. – Happy New Year   “The name of Jesus” Philippians 2: 5-11 The light is still with us; the light is always with us. That light being Jesus has been born to us, has been born for us. More...

By Rev William Magee On Monday, December 19th, 2011

Advent celebration of our baptisms – Rev. William Magee

Please read Isaiah 61: 1-4, 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-24, John 1: 6-8, 19-24 Today we celebrate our baptisms. Today it is with a great deal of joy that we not only remember but “partake in” what God has done More...

By Rev William Magee On Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

Good Friday Reflections – Rev. William Magee

Read Luke 23 The cross is central to our faith, to our lives and to our being. It is that thru which God chose to save you, me and redeem creation. Outside of the Gospel account we just read, there is nothing More...

By Rev William Magee On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

First Use of the Law (Love Thy Enemy) – Devotion by Rev. William Magee

First use of the law Matthew 5: 38-48. Right on the heels of Jesus’ call for us to love, comes the call to take it up a notch and love our enemies. It is this particular text that is probably one of the most More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, February 19th, 2011

Called to Love – Devotion by Rev. William Magee

Called to Love Matthew 5: 21-37. Perhaps the words of our gospel text for today make us just a little fearful of the “world of God,” or that which God expects from us. Visions of judgment, hell fire, and what More...

By Rev William Magee On Friday, February 11th, 2011

Be the Salt – Rev. William Magee

Be the Salt Matthew 5:13-20. In ancient times salt was a commonly used seasoning. It’s preservative powers made it an absolute necessity for life and equivalent to essential life giving forces.* In our Gospel More...

By Rev William Magee On Monday, January 17th, 2011
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Change and Challenges – Rev. William Magee

Change and challenges! Mark 1: 21-28 Change and challenges… These are two constants that are always apart of our lives and our communities, especially as we begin a brand new year. In my particular community, More...

By Rev William Magee On Tuesday, November 16th, 2010
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Keeping the faith, fighting the good fight – Rev. William Magee

Please read 2 Timothy 4: 6-8, 16-18 St. Paul writing the letter to Timothy What does it mean to keep the faith?  What does it mean to fight the good fight? We as Christians walk our pilgrimage on this earth as More...