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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 1/10/16 (The 1st Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of our Lord)

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The Adoration of the Magi by Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

By Barbara Klugh Isaiah 43:1-7; Psalm 29; Acts 8:14-17; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings we can grasp the power of the Holy Spirit expressed in different times and circumstances. Epiphany: The word Epiphany comes from the Greek, meaning “to show forth” or… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 5/31/15 (First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday)

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By Barbara Klugh Isaiah 6:1-8; Psalm 29;  Romans 8:12-17; John 3:1-17. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. Trinity Sunday: This Sunday celebrates the doctrine of the Trinity—the unity of the three Persons of God:  Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. In Journey into the Heart of God, Philip Pfatteicher says, “Trinity… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 1/11/15 (First Sunday after Epiphany: The Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ)

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By Barbara Klugh Genesis 1:1-5; Psalm 29; Acts 19:1-7; Mark 1:4-11. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. This week we have especially rich readings. We hear about the very beginning of creation, Paul performs a second baptism to “incomplete” Christians, and Jesus himself is baptized by John. Epiphany: The word… Read more »