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The First Sunday after the Epiphany: Year B

The Baptism of our Lord Genesis 1:1-5 Psalm 29 Acts 10:34-38 Mark 1:7-11 This year we read the Baptism text from Mark. While Matthew and Luke report what they have been told of Jesus’ birth, Mark’s shorter Gospel simply assumes … Continue reading

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The Second Sunday after the Epiphany: Year A

Responding to God’s call to be a “light to the nations” Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-12 I Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 Christians see their baptism as a calling into discipleship. Christ calls people into servanthood today as the first disciples were … Continue reading

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The First Sunday after the Epiphany – January 9, 2011

The Baptism of our Lord Isaiah 42:1-9 Psalm 29 Acts 10:34-43 Matthew 3:13-17 The words of calling and anointing for ministry heard in connection with Jesus’ baptism are the words that frame the church’s understanding of the ministry of all … Continue reading

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