Posts Tagged: 1 Corinthians 1

Engaging the Word: 1/29/17 (The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany)

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Prophet Micah by Hubert van Eyck (c.1366-1426). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 15; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31; Matthew 5:1-12. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, Micah tells us to “do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with our God,” Paul speaks of the paradoxical power of the cross, and Jesus gives us a series… Read more »

Engaging the Word: 1/22/17 (The Third Sunday after the Epiphany)

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Calling Disciples by He Qi, 2001. Public domain, via Vanderbilt Divinity Library.

 By Barbara Klugh Isaiah 9:1-4; Psalm 27:1, 5-13; 1 Corinthians 1:10-18; Matthew 4:12-23. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, we’re challenged to consider our calling, and what we are to do—individually and as a faith community—to manifest the kingdom of heaven. Isaiah 9:1-4: Our reading is from First… Read more »

Engaging the Word: 1/15/17 (The Second Sunday after the Epiphany)

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Temple of Apollo, Ancient Corinth. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh Isaiah 49:1-7; Psalm 40:1-12; 1 Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. This week’s lectionary gives a clear sense that Jesus is the Son of God who came into the world. Jesus asked his first followers, “What are you looking for?” How do we answer that… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 3/8/15 (Third Sunday in Lent)

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By Barbara Klugh Exodus 20:1-17; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. We have powerful readings this week—God speaks the Ten Commandments to the Israelites, Paul explains the message of the cross, and Jesus cleanses the temple. Exodus 20:1-17: The Book of Exodus tells… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 11/30/14 (First Sunday of Advent)

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Christ in Glory, by Annibale Carracci (1560 -1609). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Isaiah 64:1-9; Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18; 1 Corinthians 1:3-9; Mark 13:24-37. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. Lectionary Year B: This Sunday we begin Year B in our three-year Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) cycle, which focuses on the gospel of Mark. A lectionary is simply the list of assigned readings throughout… Read more »