Posts Tagged: John 14

Engaging the Word: 5/21/17 (The Sixth Sunday of Easter)

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By Barbara Klugh Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:7-18; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14:15-21. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, Paul’s preaching in Athens sparks curiosity, ridicule, and belief, Peter tells Jesus’ disciples not to be intimidated for doing good in the world, even if it results in suffering, and Jesus promises his… Read more »

Engaging the Word: 5/14/17 (The Fifth Sunday of Easter)

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Christ taking leave of the Apostles by Duccio (1260-1318). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, Stephen becomes the first Christian martyr, Peter offers encouragement to the new Christian community, and Jesus promises that his eternal presence will be with his disciples. Acts 7:55-60: This week we learn about… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 5/1/16 (The Sixth Sunday of Easter)

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Baptism of Lydia by Marie Ellenrieder, 1861. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Acts 16:9-15; Psalm 67; Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5; John 14:23-29. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, the Christian church expands into Europe, John describes his vision of the New Jerusalem, and Jesus promises to send the Holy Spirit to his disciples. Acts 16:9-15: Acts tells… Read more »