Posts Tagged: Acts 2

Engaging the Word: 6/4/17 (The Day of Pentecost: Whitsunday)

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 By Barbara Klugh Acts 2:1-21; Psalm 104:25-35, 37; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13; John 20:19-23. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. This Sunday we will celebrate Pentecost, commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples. To symbolize the fire of the Holy Spirit, priests will wear red vestments, and at Grace, we are invited to… Read more »

Engaging the Word: 5/7/17 (The Fourth Sunday of Easter)

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 By Barbara Klugh Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2:19-25; John 10:1-10. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In our readings for Good Shepherd Sunday, we learn how the earliest Christians devoted themselves to the apostles’ teachings and to fellowship with one another, Peter instructed his readers to rejoice in suffering for… Read more »

Engaging the Word: 4/30/17 (The Third Sunday of Easter)

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Baptism of the people by Andrea del Sarto c.1516. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Acts 2:14a, 36-41; Psalm 116:1-3, 10-17; 1 Peter 1:17-23; Luke 24:13-35. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. We have great texts to continue our Easter celebration. Three thousand people are baptized, the psalmist praises God for his saving help, Peter urges disciples to live lives of purity and deep loving,… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 5/24/15 (The Day of Pentecost)

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Season of birth. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh  Acts 2:1-21; Psalm 104:25-35, 37; Romans 8:22-27; John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. This Sunday we will celebrate the Feast of Pentecost, which always falls fifty days after Easter and marks the end of the Easter season. At Pentecost, we celebrate the presence and… Read more »