Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Season after Pentecost: Year C, Proper 22

Live in faith. Follow the teachings of God. Lamentations 1:1-6 Psalm 137 2 Timothy 1:1-14 Luke 17:5-10   Luke brings us two short sayings from Jesus: one about faith and the other about power. In both he confronts assumptions his … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Year C, Proper 21

God judges those who neglect the poor and suffering Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15 Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16 1 Timothy 6:6-19 Luke 16:19-31 The parables of Jesus help us to see things more clearly, with the “eyes of faith.” Jesus wants us to … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Year C, Proper 20

Intercessory Prayer Jeremiah 8:18-9:1 Psalm 70:1-9 1 Timothy 2:1-7 Luke 16:1-13 Intercessory prayer for the church and for the world must inform the life of the congregation. The church prays through its acts of healing and justice as well as … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Year C, Proper 19

Jesus seeks out the lost and rejoices at finding them Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28 Psalm 14 1 Timothy 1:12-17 Luke 15:1-10 In this week’s Gospel, Jesus is challenged for welcoming and eating with sinners. The setting helps us to understand that … Continue reading

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