Posts Tagged: Mark 10

Engaging the Word: Readings for 10/25/15 (22nd Sunday after Pentecost)

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Job restored to prosperity by Laurent de LaHyre (1606-1656). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Job 42:1-6, 10-17; Psalm 34:1-8, 19-22; Hebrews 7:23-28; Mark 10:46-52. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. Our readings this week are about restoration. God restores Job’s life and fortunes, answers the psalmist’s cry for deliverance, Jesus is shown in Hebrews to be the perfect high priest who… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 10/18/15 (21st Sunday after Pentecost)

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Exhortation to the Apostles by James Tissot (1836-1902). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

By Barbara Klugh  Job 38:1-7,34-41; Psalm 104:1-9,25,37b; Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 10:35-45. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, God appears to Job out of a whirlwind, the author of Hebrews presents Jesus’ qualification for the office of high priest, and Jesus redefines the meaning of greatness. Job… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 10/4/15 (19th Sunday after Pentecost)

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Detail from Arnolfini Portrait by Jan van Eyck (c.1390-1441). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh  Job 1:1, 2:1-10; Psalm 26; Hebrews 1:1; 2:5-12; Mark 10:2-16. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, Job suffers terribly, but refuses to curse God, the author of Hebrews describes Jesus as uniquely qualified to reveal God, Jesus teaches about divorce and about who… Read more »