Tag Archives: Repentance

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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Advent 2: Year B

Repent Isaiah 40:1-11 Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13 2 Peter 3:8-15a, 18 Mark 1:1-8 John’s ministry is one of preparation, calling people to repentance, baptism, confession and forgiveness – the elements of our own preparation for encountering the living God. There is … Continue reading

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The First Sunday after the Epiphany: Year A

The Baptism of Our Lord Isaiah 42:1-9 Psalm 29 Acts 10:34-43 Matthew 3:13-17 Following the genealogy and birth narrative in Matthew’s Gospel, John the Baptist appears, proclaiming a message of repentance. Now “Jesus came from Galilee to John at the … Continue reading

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Advent 2: Year C

Repent! Baruch 5:1-9 or┬áMalachi 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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