Posts Tagged: Jeremiah 31

Engaging the Word: Readings for 10/16/16 (The 22nd Sunday after Pentecost)

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Parable of the unjust judge (1882). Palace of Facets, the Kremlin, Russia. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh Jeremiah 31:27-34; Psalm 119:97-104; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; Luke 18:1-8. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary. In our reading from the Book of Jeremiah, God promises a new covenant, the only reference to it in the OT. The other readings demonstrate how our persevering faith allows us to live into… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 1/3/16 (The Second Sunday after Christmas Day)

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By Barbara Klugh Jeremiah 31:7-14; Psalm 84; Ephesians 1:3-6, 15-19a; Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, Jeremiah has a message of hope to God’s people, Paul tells Christians that God chose us for a reason—that we should be holy and blameless in God’s sight,… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 3/22/15 (Fifth Sunday in Lent)

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By Barbara Klugh  Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm 51:1-13; Hebrews 5:5-10; John 12:20-33. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. Extraordinary readings this week: Jeremiah offers God’s people the hope of a new covenant, David prays for God’s forgiveness and mercy, the author of Hebrews teaches us that Jesus is our Great High… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 1/4/15 (Second Sunday after Christmas Day)

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Christ among the Doctors, by Giovanni Serodine (1600 - 1630). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Jeremiah 31:7-14; Psalm 84; Ephesians 1:3-6, 15-19a; Luke 2:41-52. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, Jeremiah has a message of hope to God’s people, Paul tells Christians that God chose us for a reason—that we should be holy and blameless in God’s sight,… Read more »