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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    Mark 8:31-38

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    One reads of such terrible things now and then.  Stories about the happy couple who had a magical wedding and then died in a plane crash on the way to their honeymoon.  Or the man who just… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16

    Author: Stan Mast

    As any regular reader of my Sermon Starters on these Old Testament readings can easily tell, the theme for Lent in Year B of the Revised Common Lectionary is covenant.  Every one of our Lenten readings has… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 22:23-31

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    In this week’s Gospel sermon article here on the CEP website I noted the dramatic experience of Peter in Mark 8 when he falls about as far as a person can fall within the span of minutes. … More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    Romans 4:13-25

    Author: Doug Bratt

    Death continues to intimidate many people. As a result, most people will do almost anything to avoid or at least indefinitely postpone death. The Bible suggests that we’d even trade everything we have in exchange for an… More...

  • En Español

    Marcos 5.21-43

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Jesús le dijo: —Hija, has sido sanada porque confiaste en Dios. Vete tranquila. Marcos 5.34, TLA Trasfondo bíblico El relato de Marcos 5.21-43 muestra un momento muy sensible de la labor de Jesús de Nazaret en medio… More...