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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    John 20:1-18

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    In a recent article on preaching in these days of COVID-19 isolation and fear, I suggested that despite the sadness we are all feeling at not being able to gather for Easter services in 2020, we don’t… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Acts 10:34-43

    Author: Stan Mast

    In this (Old Testament?) reading, we hear not the original story about how Jesus rose from the dead after being crucified by Roman soldiers, but a retelling of that story to a Roman soldier.  If you want… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    You wouldn’t know it to look at it.  Yet it’s true: a portion of Psalm 118—specifically verses 22-23—is the single most-oft quoted Old Testament text in the New Testament.  Not Psalm 23.  Not Psalm 100.  Not some… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    Colossians 3:1-4

    Author: Doug Bratt

    On that glorious first Easter morning an angel shocked people by insisting that God had raised Jesus from the dead.  Two thousand years later an aging apostle may no less shock Colossians 3:1-4’s proclaimers and hearers by… More...

  • En Español

    Juan 21.15-19

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Por tercera vez le dijo: Simón, hijo de Juan, ¿me quieres? Pedro se puso muy triste de que tres veces le había preguntado si lo quería. Entonces le contestó: Señor, tú lo sabes todo; tú sabes que… More...