Posts Tagged: Isaiah 43

Engaging the Word: Readings for 3/13/16 (The Fifth Sunday in Lent)

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The Anointing of Jesus. Window at St. Pierre Church, Druex, France. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh  Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126; Philippians 3:4b-14; John 12:1-8. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, God promised to deliver his people from exile in Babylon, Paul realized living according to the law was worthless compared to the great gift of knowing Jesus Christ, and Mary… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 1/10/16 (The 1st Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of our Lord)

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The Adoration of the Magi by Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

By Barbara Klugh Isaiah 43:1-7; Psalm 29; Acts 8:14-17; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings we can grasp the power of the Holy Spirit expressed in different times and circumstances. Epiphany: The word Epiphany comes from the Greek, meaning “to show forth” or… Read more »