Praying through Persecution

Year B Pentecost 18 – Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22; Psalm 124; James 5:13-20; Mk 9:38-50 Part of being human is suffering through unwanted circumstances beyond our control. God’s covenant people especially understand being subjected to persecution, martyrdom, and oppression. Our readings today offer Esther as the embodiment of hope during such events. Her story isContinue reading “Praying through Persecution”

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