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Engaging the Word: Readings for 9/4/16 (The 16th Sunday after Pentecost)

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Jesus teaching. Window at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Charleston, SC. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Jeremiah 18:1-11; Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17; Philemon 1-21; Luke 14:25-33. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary. In this week’s readings, Jeremiah warns the house of Israel to turn away from their evil ways, Paul writes a personal letter regarding the return of a slave to his master, and Jesus defines… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 8/28/16 (The 15th Sunday after Pentecost)

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Wedding Banquet by Pieter Brueghel the Younger, c. 1616. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Jeremiah 2:4-13; Psalm 81:1, 10-16; Hebrews 13:1-8,15-16; Luke 14:1,7-14. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary. In this week’s readings, Jesus, Jeremiah, and the author of Hebrews seemed especially inspired by the Spirit. It’s interesting that the root of the word “inspire” means to breathe, to blow upon—and we can… Read more »