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Engaging the Word: Readings for 7/24/16 (The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost)

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Hosea and Gomer in an embrace. Bible Historiale, 1372. Public domain, via Wikimedia

 By Barbara Klugh   Hosea 1:2-20; Psalm 85; Colossians 2:6-19; Luke 11:1-13. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, the prophet Hosea’s marriage to a prostitute parallels Israel’s unfaithfulness to God, Paul exhorts us to guard against false teachers by holding on to our faith in Christ,… Read more »

 Engaging the Word: Readings for 12/7/14 (Second Sunday of Advent)

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By Barbara Klugh Isaiah 40:1-11; Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13; 2 Peter 3:8-15a; Mark 1:1-8. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, Isaiah offers words of hope and forgiveness, Peter tells us how to live until Jesus comes again, and we are introduced to John the Baptist in Mark’s gospel. Isaiah: This… Read more »