Search ResultsFrom #RubyWooPilgrimage to a Pilgrimage of the Ordinary “Places of pilgrimage invite people to ponder, to tarry, to active meditation,” writes Nikki Toyama-Szeto, reflecting on a women’s movements pilgrimage she attended. Let Us Join the Pilgrimage Peter's confession in Matthew 16:13-20 teaches us that it is a long pilgrimage to discover and embody the true meaning of discipleship after we declare our allegiance. Christ's endless mercy accompanies us on this journey. Pilgrimage and Purity Bible study commentary and questions by Christine Havens on Genesis 45:1-15; Psalm 133; Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32; and Matthew 15:10-28. Havens focuses on themes of pilgrimage and explores ways to bring outsiders closer to God. Pilgrimage through Holy Week This excerpt from Benedicta Ward's book "In the Company of Christ: A Pilgrimage Through Holy Week" highlights deep theological and historical practices that accompany Holy Week worship. A Pilgrimage to Ferguson for Racial Justice Jeanelle Austin's pilgrimage to Ferguson taught her that despite evil systems, the people we encounter as the face of those systems have good in them that can be drawn out and oriented toward God’s justice. Declaring God's Protection on a Religious Pilgrimage Identifying Psalm 121 as one of the "Songs of Ascent," Jerome Creach's commentary draws on the psalm's association with pilgrimage to discuss how God is portrayed as faithful, vigilant, secure and protective in a polytheist society. A Pilgrimage Song In this commentary on Psalm 123, W.H. Bellinger, Jr. understands the psalm as a pilgrimage song that begins with an affirmation of trust in God and finishes with a petition for mercy. The Pilgrimage In her blog post, Jes Kast reflects on the beauty of pilgrimage as she tells the story of traveling to her birthplace for the first time as an adult. Iona: A Celtic Pilgrimage This article contains a video and commentary describing a pilgrimage to the Scottish island of Iona. It shares Iona's missionary history, along with a role of "thin places" and pilgrimage in the life of Christians. Lent in Jerusalem: Beyond the Palm Parade Angela Zimmann writes that to have what Rolf Jacobson calls a “thick Lenten experience” rather than a romantic pilgrimage, we must learn and tell the stories of Christians, living and struggling today in the Holy Land. The Pilgrimage of Psalm 23 Here's a commentary on Psalm 23 that explores the physical and spiritual journey going on through the Psalm. It also notes ways the Babylonian exile and Christ's incarnation deepen the Psalm's meaning. Full Text Hymns on Pilgrimage Guide me, O Thou great JehovahPD
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See more hymns... Ascending to God Identifying Psalm 126 as a "Song of Ascent," this commentary discusses how the upward pilgrimage to Jerusalem served as a symbolic metaphor of engaging in life with God. We are invited to move in God's direction. Our Spiritual Pilgrimage Asserting that "the most important work of Lent is to learn humility," Julian Gordy's article invites us to undertake a Lenten journey that leads to self-awareness, to God-awareness, and to God's love for us sinners. In Pursuit of Sophia: On Pilgrimage with Depression and Acedia "Depression, with the disruption it causes life and its general effect on overall temperament, allows a foothold for acedia to thoroughly ensnare one’s life." Beginning the Pilgrimage of Freedom In this homily for the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, Richard Conrad reminds us that God's liberating work touches all of history. Mary's freedom from sin is therefore an image of our own freedom. Spiritual pilgrimage Brian Pinter's commentary on Genesis 12:1-4; Psalm 121; John 3:1-17; and Romans 4:1-5, 13-17 speaks of trusting God in the face of uncertainty and danger, and of God's grace accessed via faith rather than law. God's Provision This sermon commentary provides resources for four sermons, including commentary on God's provisions in difficult times (Exodus 16:2-4), during pilgrimage (1 Kings 19:4-8), in our hearts (Luke 1:39-56), and especially in the Eucharist (John 6:51-58). Dietrich Bonhoeffer Today: The View from Below How can we live the Christian life in the modern world? That was Dietrich Bonhoeffer's question for his pilgrimage. F. Burton Nelson reflects on the life and legacy of this courageous Christian. What is a Christian Pilgrim? Brett Webb-Mitchell shares his experiences of being a Christian pilgrim and going on several pilgrimages all around the globe, learning that every day is a new day to understand and know God's love.