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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    The “Parable of the Weeds” is part of a cluster of parables that has to do with God’s kingdom (and the Year A Lectionary is dealing with these various parables one at a time).  It is also… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Genesis 28: 10-19a

    Author: Doug Bratt

    While Christians profess that God is graciously present to everything everywhere, we also have to admit that it’s sometimes hard to recognize that presence.  Especially when God’s adopted sons and daughters are busy running from some kind… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 139: 1-12, 23-24

    Author: Stan Mast

    Psalm 139 is a doctrinal and devotional classic. It bristles with theologically rich ideas and it hums a lullaby of divine care.  Oh yes, it also shocks with its infamous ending; “if only you would slay the… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    Romans 8:12-25

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Theologian and musician Jeremy Begbie has pointed out that all tonal music in the Western world relies on patterns of tension and resolution.  Songs begin somewhere, take us on a journey through a variety of ensuing notes… More...

  • En Español

    Isaías 30.1-15

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Por eso, Dios les dijo: “Ustedes rechazan mis advertencias, y prefieren confiar en la violencia y en palabras mentirosas”. Isaías 30.12, Traducción en Lenguaje Actual Trasfondo bíblico La espiral de violencia de la que se habla desde… More...

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September 29, 2015 - Calvin Seminary Chapel