Posts Tagged: Luke 17

Engaging the Word: Readings for 10/9/16 (The 21st Sunday after Pentecost)

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Jesus and the ten lepers

 By Barbara Klugh Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7; Psalm 66:1-11; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary. In this week’s readings, Jeremiah offers encouragement to the exiles in Babylon, Paul urges Timothy to remember two basic tenets of the Christian faith, and although Jesus healed ten lepers, only one returned with… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 10/2/16 (The 20th Sunday after Pentecost)

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Jeremiah lamenting the destruction of Jerusalem. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Lamentations 1:1-6; Lamentations 3:19-26; 2 Timothy 1:1-14; Luke 17:5-10. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary. In this week’s readings, we disciples experience the full range of human emotions—from total despair and hopelessness to faith and trust in God’s power and sustaining presence. Lamentations 1:1-6: Lamentations is a heartbreaking book… Read more »