Posts Tagged: Psalm 139

Engaging the Word: 7/23/17 (The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 11)

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Jacob’s vision of a ladder to heaven, Morgan Bible, c. 1250. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh Genesis 28:10-19a; Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24; Romans 8:12-25; Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, we have the story of Jacob’s dream, Paul continues to contrast living according to the flesh or in the Spirit, and Jesus teaches the Parable of the Wheat and the Weeds. Genesis… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 9/4/16 (The 16th Sunday after Pentecost)

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Jesus teaching. Window at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Charleston, SC. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Jeremiah 18:1-11; Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17; Philemon 1-21; Luke 14:25-33. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary. In this week’s readings, Jeremiah warns the house of Israel to turn away from their evil ways, Paul writes a personal letter regarding the return of a slave to his master, and Jesus defines… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 1/18/15 (Second Sunday after Epiphany)

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Samuel learning from Eli, by John Singleton Copley (1738 - 1815). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh 1 Samuel 3:1-20; Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17; 1 Corinthians 6:12-20; John 1:43-51. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, we have the call of Samuel and the call of Jesus’ disciples. Paul explains why what we do with our physical bodies matters if we are… Read more »