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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    Mark 1:14-20

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    If Mark were a Broadway play, then the first 13 verses are like the overture.  As we come to verse 14, the curtain is about to go up on the drama and when it does we see… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Jonah 3:1-5, 10

    Author: Stan Mast

    If you pay attention to the liturgical year, you know that we are still in the season of Epiphany.  At first reading, I wondered what the story of Jonah has to do with Epiphany.  Upon further meditation,… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 62:5-12

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Just why the Lectionary begins this short psalm in verse 5 is something of a mystery.  First of all, the first verse sounds the leitmotif of this brief poem.  Secondly, if you don’t see the context of… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    1 Corinthians 7:29-31

    Author: Doug Bratt

    Like most of this Starter’s readers, I’ve attended a number of weddings. I’ve even officiated at a few. But I can’t remember ever hearing or preaching a wedding message based on this Sunday’s Epistolary Lesson. At one… More...

  • En Español

    I Pedro 3.14-22

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Honren a Cristo como Señor, y estén siempre dispuestos a explicarle a la gente por qué ustedes confían en Cristo y en sus promesas. I Pedro 3.15, TLA Trasfondo bíblico El testimonio cristiano, tal como lo expone… More...