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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 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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The Season after Pentecost: Year C, Proper 17

A call to compassion and a warning against pride Jeremiah 2:4-13 Psalm 81:1, 10-16 Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 Luke 14:1, 7-14 Christians are urged to love their fellow Christians by showing hospitality, remembering those in prison or those who are being … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 14, Year C

Righteousness through Faith Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 Psalm 50:1-8, 23-24 Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 Luke 12:32-40 This Sunday begins a four week, semi-continuous reading of Hebrews 11-13. The writer of Hebrews calls the followers of Christ to faith and describes faith as … Continue reading

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The Second Sunday of Easter: Year C

Proof Acts of the Apostles 5:27-32 Psalm 118:14-29 The Revelation of John 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 Easter continues this Sunday (and every Sunday), but today we hear the two appearances of the Risen Lord before the disciples. On the evening of … Continue reading

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The Transfiguration of Our Lord

The ‘official date of remembrance’ for the Transfiguration of Jesus is August 6th, but we hear this story on the Last Sunday after the Epiphany every year in our lectionary. Found in all three gospels (Year A: Matthew 17:1-9; Year … Continue reading

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The Second Sunday After Christmas

Adopted as Children of God Jeremiah 31:7-14 Psalm 84 Ephesians 1:3-6, 15-19a Depending on what lectionary readings you choose today (there are several options: Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23 in which the Holy Family flees to Egypt; Luke 2:41-52 of the boy … Continue reading

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