Posts Tagged: Psalm 119

Engaging the Word: 7/16/17 (The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 10)

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 By Barbara Klugh Genesis 25:19-34; Palm 119:105-112; Romans 8:1-11; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. This week we learn about Isaac and Rebekah’s twins, the psalmist revels in the word of God, Paul tells us the law is powerless because of Jesus Christ, and Jesus tells the Parable of the Sower. Genesis 25:19-34: Last… Read more »

Engaging the Word: 02/19/17 (The Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany)

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The Gleaners by Jean-François Millet, 1857. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18; Psalm 119:33-40; 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23; Matthew 5:38-48. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. Our readings this week challenge us to reflect on how well we match up with the way God calls us to live with the way we actually live. Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18: Leviticus is… Read more »

Engaging the Word: 02/12/17 (The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany)

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 By Barbara Klugh Deuteronomy 30:15-20; Psalm 119:1-8; 1 Corinthians 3:1-9; Matthew 5:21-37. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. This week we have guidelines on how we can live well in relationship to God and to one another. Deuteronomy 30:15-20: The book of Deuteronomy is set up as a series of three speeches delivered by… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 10/30/16 (The 24th Sunday after Pentecost)

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Jesus calling Zacchaeus by William Hole, 1908. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4; Psalm 119:137-144; 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12; Luke 19:1-10. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary. In this week’s readings, Habakkuk urges patience because justice will prevail in the end, Paul and his companions send greetings to the church in Thessalonica, and Jesus calls Zacchaeus to come down… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 10/16/16 (The 22nd Sunday after Pentecost)

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Parable of the unjust judge (1882). Palace of Facets, the Kremlin, Russia. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh Jeremiah 31:27-34; Psalm 119:97-104; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; Luke 18:1-8. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary. In our reading from the Book of Jeremiah, God promises a new covenant, the only reference to it in the OT. The other readings demonstrate how our persevering faith allows us to live into… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 7/27/14 (7th Sunday after Pentecost)

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Detail of the Holy Spirit from the National Shrine of the Little Flower, by Nheyob. [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Genesis 28:10-19a; Psalm 119:129-136; Romans 8:26-39; Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. Wonderful readings this week—Jacob the trickster gets tricked, our psalmist praises God for his guidance through the law, we read one of the most glorious passages Paul ever wrote, and Jesus tells more parables about… Read more »