Lectionary Reflection

  Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for July 3, 2016 Proper 9 THE READINGS   First Reading: 2 Kings 5:1-14 Alternate: Isaiah 66:10-14 Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man and in high favor with his master, because by him the Lord had given victory to […]

Lectionary Reflection

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for June 26, 2016 Proper 8   First Reading: 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14  Alternate: 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21 Now when the Lord was about to take Elijah up to heaven by a whirlwind, Elijah and Elisha were on their way from Gilgal. Elijah said to Elisha, “Stay here; […]

Lectionary Reflection

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for June 19, 2016 Proper 7   First Reading: 1 Kings 19:1-4, [5-7], 8-15a Alternate Isaiah 65:1-9  Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword.Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, “So may the gods do […]

Lectionary Reflection

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for June 12, 2016 Proper 6     First Reading: 1 Kings 21:1-10, (11-14), 15-21a Alternate: 2 Samuel 11:26-12-10, 13-15 Later the following events took place: Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard in Jezreel, beside the palace of King Ahab of Samaria.  And Ahab said to Naboth, “Give […]