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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    Matthew 11:2-11

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    “The War on Christmas.”  We have heard about this a lot in recent years.  Some while back people assailed Starbucks for removing the word “Christmas” from their holiday coffee cups.  Some were upset some years ago that… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Isaiah 35:1-10

    Author: Stan Mast

    Advent in Year A of the Lectionary’s cycle of readings is a poetry lover’s delight.  From the images of mountains and military in Isaiah 2 to the plants and animals and a little child in Isaiah 11,… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Luke 1:46b-55

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    The Year A Lectionary presents two options on this week’s Psalm.  One option is what I will reflect on here from Luke 1.  The other is a portion of Psalm 146.  I am not writing on that… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    James 5:7-10

    Author: Doug Bratt

    This is a season of the year that we don’t generally link to patience.  Children are chomping at the bit to open their presents.  Some of us are impatient for holiday visits from family members and friends… More...

  • En Español

    Miqueas 4-5.1-6

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Dios mismo dictará sentencia contra naciones y pueblos lejanos, y ellos convertirán sus espadas en herramientas de trabajo. Nunca más nación alguna volverá a pelear contra otra, ni se entrenará para la guerra. Miqueas 4.3, Traducción en… More...