Posts Tagged: Matthew 4

Engaging the Word: 03/05/17 (The First Sunday in Lent)

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 By Barbara Klugh Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7; Psalm 32; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. Lent (literally “springtime”) is the time when we Christians symbolically go into the wilderness with Jesus for forty days. We prepare to celebrate the joy of the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ by… Read more »

Engaging the Word: 1/22/17 (The Third Sunday after the Epiphany)

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Calling Disciples by He Qi, 2001. Public domain, via Vanderbilt Divinity Library.

 By Barbara Klugh Isaiah 9:1-4; Psalm 27:1, 5-13; 1 Corinthians 1:10-18; Matthew 4:12-23. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, we’re challenged to consider our calling, and what we are to do—individually and as a faith community—to manifest the kingdom of heaven. Isaiah 9:1-4: Our reading is from First… Read more »