Posts Tagged: John 1

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 12/27/15 (The First Sunday after Christmas Day)

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Sculptured door at St. Dionysius Church, Recke, Germany. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

by Barbara Klugh Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Psalm 147:13-21; Galatians 3:23-25; 4:4-7; John 1:1-18. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings we hear a song of thanksgiving to God for the vindication and redemption of God’s people in Jerusalem, Paul teaches us that we become children of God through faith… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 1/18/15 (Second Sunday after Epiphany)

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Samuel learning from Eli, by John Singleton Copley (1738 - 1815). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh 1 Samuel 3:1-20; Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17; 1 Corinthians 6:12-20; John 1:43-51. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, we have the call of Samuel and the call of Jesus’ disciples. Paul explains why what we do with our physical bodies matters if we are… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 12/28/14 (First Sunday after Christmas)

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Facsimile edition of William Tyndale's 1525 English translation of the New Testament. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Psalm 147; Galatians 3:23-25; 4:4-7; John 1:1-18. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings we hear a song of thanksgiving to God for the vindication and redemption of God’s people in Jerusalem, Paul teaches us that we become children of God through… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 12/14/14 (Third Sunday of Advent)

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Sermon of St John the Baptist by Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1526 - 1569). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; Psalm 126; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24; John 1:6-8, 19-28. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text.  In this week’s readings, we have more beautiful poetry of hope from the Book of Isaiah, Paul gives us more instruction on living as good Christians, and John the Baptist confounds the priests,… Read more »