Tag Archives: Christ

Christmas Day

In the beginning there was the Word. Isaiah 52:7-10 Psalm 98 Hebrews 1:1-4, (5-12) John 1:1-14 The above readings are for Christmas III, most appropriate for Christmas Day, while readings for Christmas I and II are often used on Christmas … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Year C, Proper 15

Fire & Clouds  Isaiah 5:1-17 Psalm 80:1-2, 8-18 Hebrews 11:29-12:2 Luke 12:49-56 Today’s readings focus on fire and judgment. While the passage last Sunday from Luke spoke of being ready for God’s Kingdom that will come when we least expect … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 7, Year C

Overcoming Evil 1 Kings 19:1-4, (5-7), 8-15a Psalm 42 and Psalm 43 Galatians 3:23-29 Luke 8:26-39 The thread for today’s readings is the difficulty in overcoming evil forces. In the Old Testament lesson, the Prophet Elijah has been threatened with … Continue reading

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The Baptism of Our Lord: Year C

Jesus Baptized Isaiah 43:1-7 Psalm 29 Acts 8:14-17 Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 In this season of Epiphany, the Church commemorates three specific occasions of the revealing of Christ, beginning with the visit of the Magi, who brought their gifts and worshiped … Continue reading

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Advent 2: Year C

Repent! Baruch 5:1-9 or Malachi 3:1-4 Canticle 4 or 16: The Song of Zechariah Philippians 1:3-11 Luke 3:1-6 “You, my child, shall be called the prophet of the Most High, for you will go before the Lord to prepare his way.” … Continue reading

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