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Engaging the Word: Readings for 3/13/16 (The Fifth Sunday in Lent)

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The Anointing of Jesus. Window at St. Pierre Church, Druex, France. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh  Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126; Philippians 3:4b-14; John 12:1-8. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, God promised to deliver his people from exile in Babylon, Paul realized living according to the law was worthless compared to the great gift of knowing Jesus Christ, and Mary… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 2/21/16 (The Second Sunday in Lent)

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Abraham contemplates the stars by Ephraim Moses Lilien, 1908. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18; Psalm 27; Philippians 3:17-4:1; Luke 13:31-35. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, God makes a Covenant with Abram, Paul exhorts us to “stand firm in the Lord,” and Jesus grieves for Jerusalem, the city that will destroy him. Genesis 15:1-12,… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 10/5/14 (17th Sunday after Pentecost)

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Vineyards with a View of Auvers, by Vincent van Gogh (1853 - 1890). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20; Psalm 19; Philippians 3:4b-14; Matthew 21:33-46 Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. Another week of important readings: God give Moses the Ten Commandments, David praises God fors magnificent creation of heaven and earth, Paul regards all his credentials as rubbish compared to his faith in the… Read more »