Lectionary Reflection

  Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for May 1, 2016 Sixth Sunday of Easter THE READINGS First Reading: Acts 16:9-15 During the night Paul had a vision: there stood a man of Macedonia pleading with him and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.”When he had seen the vision, we immediately tried […]

Lectionary Reflection

  Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for April 24, 2016 Fifth Sunday in Easter First Reading: Acts 11:1-18 Now the apostles and the believers who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also accepted the word of God. So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him, saying, “Why […]

Lectionary Reflection

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings and Commentary for April 17, 2016 Fourth Sunday of Easter   First Reading: Acts 9:36-43 Now in Joppa there was a disciple whose name was Tabitha, which in Greek is Dorcas. She was devoted to good works and acts of charity. At that time she became ill and […]

Lectionary Reflection

  Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for April 10, 2016 Third Sunday of Easter First Reading: Acts 9:1-6 [7-20] Meanwhile Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priestand asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any who […]