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Engaging the Word: Readings for 10/23/16 (The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost)

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The Pharisee and the Publican by James Tissot (1836-1902). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh Joel 2:23-32; Psalm 65; 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18; Luke 18:9-14. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary. In this week’s readings, Joel prophesies God’s forgiveness and restoration after the terrible plague of locusts, Paul reflects on his life and death in his letter to Timothy, and in the parable of the… Read more »

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 »