Monthly Archives: February 2013

Weekly Introduction to the Readings of the Revised Common Lectionary (Lent 2C)

Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 In our Hebrew Bible text God makes a covenant with Abraham.  The ritual scene surrounding the making of the covenant sounds strange to our modern ears.  Abraham cuts animals in half (interestingly the word to “make” a … Continue reading

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Weekly Introduction to the Readings of the Revised Commen Lectionary (Lent 1C)

This Sunday is our first Sunday in the season of Lent.  Lent is a time that we journey with Jesus into the wilderness.  It is a time of letting go in order that our lives may be conformed more fully … Continue reading

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Weekly Lectionary Commentary on the Readings of the Revised Common Lectionary (Transfiguration C)

This week marks the end of Epiphany.  The gospel lection at the end of Epiphany is always the transfiguration of Jesus.  Epiphany begins with the visit of the Magi who follow the light to find the Christ child and ends … Continue reading

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