Posts Tagged: Matthew 3

Engaging the Word: Readings for 1/08/17 (The Baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ)

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Baptism of Christ by Piero della Francesca (1420-1492). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh Isaiah 42:1-9; Psalm 29; Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 3:13-17. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. Our readings for this week interconnect in a very satisfying way. Isaiah 42:1-9: This week’s reading is from Second Isaiah (chapters 40-66), which were written during and after the exile. These chapters bring… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 12/04/16 (The Second Sunday of Advent)

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John the Baptist fresco by Meister von Gracanica c.1235. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19; Romans 15:4-13; Matthew 3:1-12. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, Isaiah proclaims that a new king descended from David will arise to lead God’s people, Paul urges his readers to live in harmony with one another, and John the… Read more »