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Engaging the Word: Readings for 9/27/15 (18th Sunday after Pentecost)

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Christ with Children by Carl Bloch (1834-1890). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh  Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22; Psalm 124; James 5:13-20; Mark 9:38-50. Go to to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, Queen Esther saves her people, James tells us the importance of Christian community, and Jesus tells us to refrain from placing obstacles in the way or other… Read more »