Monthly Archives: June 2013

Weekly Introduction to the Readings of the Revised Common Lectionary (Proper 7 / Ordinary 12)

I Kings 19:1-15 Elijah has just put the prophets of Ba’al to the sword and upset the ruling Jezebel.  In retaliation Jezebel sends a death threat to Elijah telling him that she will have him executed in one day’s time. … Continue reading

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Echoes of Every Footfall

Dear Friends, I feel I am walking toward a door in a dark and empty room and I can hear the echoes of every footfall.  For fifteen years I have served various congregations in the fellowship of the Churches of … Continue reading

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Weekly Introduction to the Readings of the Revised Common Lectionary (Proper 5C / Ordinary 10C)

1 Kings 17:8-16 (17-24) Prior to our Hebrew Bible reading Elijah proclaimed a drought brought on by God because of the sins of Ahab and Jezebel and the Israelites who followed them.   The drought as a punishment and prophetic sign … Continue reading

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