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Lectionary Reflection: The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

By Carol James

Friday, August 10

2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33; Psalm 130; Ephesians 4:25-5:2; John 6:35, 41-51 In today’s Gospel reading, Jesus encounters some literal-minded folks who are unhappy with an image he uses, one that is central to what...

Lectionary Reflection: The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

By Carol James

Friday, August 3

Exodus 34:29-35; Psalm 99:5-9; 2 Peter 1:13-21; Luke 9:28-36 Today, as the Church invites us to remember the Transfiguration, we’re reminded that encounters with the truth can be overwhelming.  The light that shines on Moses...

Lectionary Reflection: Transfiguration Sunday

By Carol James

Friday, August 3

Exodus 34:29-35; Psalm 99:5-9; 2 Peter 1:13-21; Luke 9:28-36 Today, as the Church invites us to remember the Transfiguration, we’re reminded that encounters with the truth can be overwhelming.  The light that shines on Moses...

Lectionary Reflection: The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

By Carol James

Friday, July 20

2 Samuel 7:1-14a, Psalm 89:20-37; Ephesians 2:11-22; Mark 5:30-34, 53-56 As a dyed-in-the-wool introvert, I’m so pleased when the Gospels tell us that Jesus tried to get away from people sometimes. “Sit down and rest,”...

Lectionary Reflection: The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

By Carol James

Friday, July 13

2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19; Psalm 24; Ephesians 1:3-14; Mark 6:14-29 Our readings today offer us very different notions of what a ruler is supposed to look like and do. We see David showing his unrestrained...

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