Posts Tagged: Romans 5

Engaging the Word: 6/18/17 (The Second Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 6)

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 By Barbara Klugh Genesis 18:1-15, 21:1-7; Palm 116:1, 10-17; Romans 5:1-8; Matthew 9:35-10:23. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. We are in the season after Pentecost, also known as Ordinary Time, in which we focus on the mission of the church and how to live as faithful disciples day by day, week by week. For… Read more »

Engaging the Word: 03/19/17 (The Third Sunday in Lent)

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By Barbara Klugh Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 95; Romans 5:1-11; John 4:5-42. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, God instructs Moses to strike a particular rock to get water for the thirsty Israelites, Paul tells us about the growth that comes from being in right relationship with God, and… Read more »

Engaging the Word: 03/05/17 (The First Sunday in Lent)

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 By Barbara Klugh Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7; Psalm 32; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. Lent (literally “springtime”) is the time when we Christians symbolically go into the wilderness with Jesus for forty days. We prepare to celebrate the joy of the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ by… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 5/22/16 (Trinity Sunday)

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Wisdom, Basilica Notre-Dame de Fourviere, Lyon, France. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31; Psalm 8; Romans 5:1-5; John 16:12-15. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. Trinity Sunday: This Sunday celebrates the Christian doctrine of the Trinity, one God in three Persons: Creator, Redeemer, and Sanctifier. In Journey into the Heart of God, Philip Pfatteicher says, “Trinity Sunday,… Read more »