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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    In between Jesus’ telling of this famous parable and his own point-by-point explanation of the parable’s meaning and symbolism there comes an eight-verse section that the Lectionary would have us skip but that contains some of the… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Genesis 25:19-34

    Author: Stan Mast

    Here we are, stuck in Ordinary Time.  We’ve spent half the church year celebrating the mighty acts of God in Jesus Christ our Lord, but now the fireworks are over.  Now we are plodding along through ordinary… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 65: (1-8), 9-13

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    For every psalm that stands out in some way or that is well-known for some reason, there are probably three or four psalms that are not very familiar and that frankly kind of all blend into one… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    Romans 8:1-11

    Author: Doug Bratt

    Few cinematic images are more powerful than that of a courtroom as a verdict is announced. In classic movies, the judge often verbally polls each individual member of the jury. Each offers crushing repetition. It’s especially poignant… More...

  • En Español

    Colosenses 2.6-15

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Antes, ustedes estaban muertos, pues eran pecadores y no formaban parte del pueblo de Dios. Pero ahora Dios les ha dado vida junto con Cristo, y les ha perdonado todos sus pecados. Colosenses 2.13, Traducción en Lenguaje… More...