Posts Tagged: Psalm 31

Engaging the Word: 5/14/17 (The Fifth Sunday of Easter)

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Christ taking leave of the Apostles by Duccio (1260-1318). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, Stephen becomes the first Christian martyr, Peter offers encouragement to the new Christian community, and Jesus promises that his eternal presence will be with his disciples. Acts 7:55-60: This week we learn about… Read more »

Engaging the Word: 4/9/17 (The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday)

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 By Barbara Klugh Isaiah 50: 4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Matthew 26:14 – 27:66. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. This Sunday begins Holy Week, the week preceding Easter and the most significant week of the church year. In this week’s readings, we ponder Isaiah’s account of the humiliation and vindication of… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 3/29/15 (Palm Sunday)

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Entry into Jerusalem, by Giotto (1266 - 1337). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh  The Liturgy of the Palms: Mark 11:1-11; Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29  The Liturgy of the Word: Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Mark 13:22-37. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. The Liturgy of the Palms Mark 11:1-11: Our first Gospel reading this week is Mark’s account of Jesus… Read more »