Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for September 4, 2016 Proper 18 THE READINGS First Reading: Jeremiah 18:1-11 Alternate: Deuteronomy 30:15-20 18:1 The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: 2 “Come, go down to the potter’s house, and there I will let you hear my words.” 3 So I went down to […]

Lectionary Reflection

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for August 21, 2016 Proper 16   THE READINGS First Reading: Jeremiah 1:4-10 Alternate: Isaiah 58:9b-14 4Now the word of the Lord came to me saying, 5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you […]

Lectionary Reflection

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for August 14, 2016 Proper 15 First Reading: Isaiah 5:1-7 Alternate: Jeremiah 23:23-29 1 Let me sing for my beloved my love-song concerning his vineyard: My beloved had a vineyard on a very fertile hill. 2 He dug it and cleared it of stones, and planted it with […]

Lectionary Reflection

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for August 7, 2016   First Reading: Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 Alternate: Genesis 15:1-6 The vision of Isaiah son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. . . . Hear the word of the Lord, […]