Lectionary Reflection

  Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for June 5, 2016,  Proper 5   First Reading: 1 Kings 17:8-16 (17-24) Alternate 1 Kings 17:17-24 Then the word of the LORD came to him [Elijah], saying,“Go now to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and live there; for I have commanded a widow there to feed […]

Lectionary Reflection

  Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for May 22, 2016 Trinity Sunday   First Reading: Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 Does not wisdom call, and does not understanding raise her voice? On the heights, beside the way, at the crossroads she takes her stand; beside the gates in front of the town, at the entrance […]

Lectionary Reflection

  Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for May 15, 2015 Pentecost First Reading: Acts 2:1-21 Alternative: Genesis 11:1-9 When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house […]

Lectionary Reflection for Seventh Sunday of Easter

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for May 8, 2016 Seventh Sunday of Easter THE READINGS First Reading: Acts 16:16-34 One day, as we were going to the place of prayer, we met a slave-girl who had a spirit of divination and brought her owners a great deal of money by fortune-telling.While she followed […]