Posts Tagged: Luke 7

Engaging the Word: Readings for 6/12/16 (The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost)

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Anointing the feet of Jesus in the house of Simon by Antonio Campi, 1577. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

 By Barbara Klugh  1 Kings 21:1-21a; Psalm 5:1-8; Galatians 2:15-21; Luke 7:36-8:3. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text.  In this week’s readings, Elijah proclaims God’s judgment against Ahab, Paul affirms that our right relationship with God comes through Jesus Christ, and Jesus forgave the sins of a woman who anointed… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 6/5/16 (The Third Sunday after Pentecost)

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 By Barbara Klugh  1 Kings 17:8-24; Psalm 146; Galatians 1:11-24; Luke 7:11-17. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text.This week’s readings are filled with holy drama; they reflect the power of God to restore and transform lives. 1 Kings 17:8-24: The Elijah story is a little out of sequence. Last week’s reading… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 5/2916 (The Second Sunday after Pentecost)

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 By Barbara Klugh 1 Kings 18:20-39; Psalm 96; Galatians 1:1-12; Luke 7:1-10. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text.  In this week’s readings, Elijah and the prophets of Baal meet in a dramatic confrontation, Paul is dismayed at the behavior of the Galatians, and Jesus heals the slave of the Centurion…. Read more »