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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    I’m sure they had their reasons.  I refer to the folks who put together the readings for the Revised Common Lectionary.  I’m sure they had their reasons to leap-frog over verses 20-24 but in so doing, they… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Genesis 24:34-67

    Author: Stan Mast

    The last time we saw Isaac, he was being laid on the altar by his father Abraham (Genesis 22).  It is now many years later.  Abraham has laid his wife, Sarah, in a grave purchased from the… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 145:8-14

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    The Lectionary has carved out just seven verses from the middle of Psalm 145 but in truth, the whole Psalm sounds the same notes.  Coming as this poem does near the very end of the Hebrew Psalter,… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    Romans 7:15b-25

    Author: Doug Bratt

    Those who find it relatively easy to lose weight can’t see the not-so-civil war that’s constantly being waged inside those who must struggle to drop pounds. I, for example, want to do the good that is eating… More...

  • En Español

    Lucas 9.57-62

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Mientras iban de camino, dijo uno a Jesús: —Estoy dispuesto a seguirte adondequiera que vayas. Jesús le contestó: —Las zorras tienen guaridas y los pájaros nidos, pero el Hijo del hombre ni siquiera tiene dónde recostar la… More...