Category Archives: Lectionary

First Thoughts on the Lectionary: July 6, 2014

It is my hope to resume my series: First Thoughts on the Lectionary.  I will see if I can follow through on this hope.  It does serve me to stay connected to our Biblical tradition. Zechariah 9 Lo, your king … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the Lectionary: March 30, 2014

 John 9:1-41 …So for the second time they (the Pharisee) called the man who had been blind, and they said to him, “Give glory to God! We know that this man(Jesus) is a sinner.”   He answered, “I do not know … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the Lectionary: March 9, 2014

Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 2:15 The LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep it.   And the LORD God commanded the man, “You may freely eat of every tree of the … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the Lectionary: February 16, 2014

Mathew 5:23 So when you are offering your gift at the altar, if you remember that your brother or sister has something against you, 5:24 leave your gift there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the Lectionary: Feb. 9, 2014: Questions of Faith: Sin

For the past few months I have been looking ahead at the lectionary and early each week writing a post, “Frist Thoughts on the Lectionary.” This week I would like to include this post as part of the discussion Diana … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the Lectionary: February 2, Part 2.

My church has had an hermanamiento with a sister community in Nicaragua for the past eighteen years. I went on the first delegation in 1996, and have been in the village at least sixteen times since then. They are a … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the Lectionary: February 2: Part 1.

Micah 6:1-8 6:1 Hear what the LORD says: 6:6 “With what shall I come before the LORD, and bow myself before God on high? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves a year old? 6:7 Will the … Continue reading

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