Exodus 17: 3-7
This is one of several stories about the Israelites complaining to Moses, in this case about being thirsty.  God instructs Moses how to provide water for them.

Romans 5 1-2. 5-8
The love of God has been poured into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, giving us faith and hope.

John 4: 5-42
The encounter of Jesus with the Samaritan woman at the well,  where he reveals his true identity to her and offers her living water.

Genesis 12: 1-4
Abraham is called to step out in faith with the promise of manifold blessings.

2 Timothy 1:8-10

God has called us from beyond all time and we are encouraged to lean on God’s power in our journey of discipleship.

Matthew 17: 1-9
Peter, James and John witness the transfiguration of Jesus and hear the Father’s voice confirming his delight in him.


Genesis 2: 7-9; 3: 1-7
Adam and Eve succumb to the temptation of the serpent and eat of the tree forbidden to them by God

Roman 5: 12-19
Jesus Christ gives the utterly free gift of salvation to all people.

Matthew 4: 1-11
Jesus fights the temptation of the devil and reminds us to worship God alone.

Ecclesiasticus 15: 15-20
Goodness is possible for everyone. No one has permission to sin.

1 Corinthians 2: 6-10
True wisdom of life is found in Christ Jesus.

Matthew 5: 17-37
Goodness is never skin-deep.  Virtue is not cheap.


Isaiah 58: 7-10
Kindness towards others brings light to a darkened world.

1 Corinthians 2: 1-5
Paul relies on the power of God rather than any show of oratory or philosophy in order to convey his knowledge of the crucified Christ.

Matthew 5: 13-16
The disciples of Jesus are to be salt and light to the earth, so that their good works may bring praise to our heavenly Father.