Barbara Klugh

Engaging the Word: Readings for 5/15/16 (The Day of Pentecost)

 By Barbara Klugh Acts 2:1-21; Psalm 25-35, 37; Romans 8:14-17; John 14:8-17, 25-27. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. This Sunday we will celebrate the Feast of Pentecost, which always falls fifty days after Easter and marks the end of the Easter season. At Pentecost, we celebrate the presence and …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 5/8/16 (The Seventh Sunday of Easter)

 By Barbara Klugh                                                 Acts 16:16-34; Psalm 97; Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21; John 17:20-26. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. On the Seventh Sunday of Easter, we mark the transition between Ascension Day and Pentecost. Jesus has completed his earthly ministry and has been taken up into heaven. The disciples …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 5/1/16 (The Sixth Sunday of Easter)

By Barbara Klugh Acts 16:9-15; Psalm 67; Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5; John 14:23-29. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, the Christian church expands into Europe, John describes his vision of the New Jerusalem, and Jesus promises to send the Holy Spirit to his disciples. Acts 16:9-15: Acts tells …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 4/24/16 (The Fifth Sunday of Easter)

By Barbara Klugh  Acts 11:1-18; Psalm 148; Revelation 21:1-6; John 13:31-35. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, Peter persuades his critics that God’s salvation is available to all, John sees a new heaven and a new earth, and Jesus gives the new commandment that we love …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 4/17/16 (The Fourth Sunday of Easter)

By Barbara Klugh  Acts 9:36-43; Psalm 23; Revelation 7:9-17; John 10:22-30. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. The Fourth Sunday of Easter is often referred to as Good Shepherd Sunday, an apt metaphor that captures the redeeming—and ongoing—work of our Lord Jesus Christ. Each year, the lectionary appoints Psalm 23 …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 4/10/16 (The Third Sunday of Easter)

By Barbara Klugh Acts 9:1-20; Psalm 30; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-19. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, Saul, later Paul, is converted on the road to Damascus, we get a glimpse of John’s stunning vision of heaven, and the risen Christ appears to his disciples by …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 4/3/16 (The Second Sunday of Easter)

By Barbara Klugh  Acts 5:27-32; Psalm 150; Revelation1:4-8; John 19-31. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, the apostles Peter and John proclaim the Good News, John has a vision of Jesus as the Alpha and the Omega, and Thomas declares Jesus to be “My Lord and …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 3/27/16 Easter Day)

By Barbara Klugh Acts 10:34-43; Psalm 118:1-2.14-24; 1 Corinthians 15:19-26; John20:1-18. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. Happy Easter! In this week’s readings we have an abundance of Good News. Peter realizes that the Gospel is for everyone, not just the Jews; Paul explains the significance of the Resurrection; and Mary …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 3/20/16 (Palm Sunday)

By Barbara Klugh The Liturgy of the Palms: Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29. The Liturgy of the Word: Isaiah 45:21-25; Psalm 29; Philippians 2:5-11; Luke 19:29-40. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. On Palm Sunday, we begin the drama of Holy Week. At Grace we are continuing our practice of the past …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 3/13/16 (The Fifth Sunday in Lent)

By Barbara Klugh  Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126; Philippians 3:4b-14; John 12:1-8. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, God promised to deliver his people from exile in Babylon, Paul realized living according to the law was worthless compared to the great gift of knowing Jesus Christ, and Mary …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 3/6/16 (The Fourth Sunday in Lent)

By Barbara Klugh  Joshua 5:9-12; Psalm 32; 2 Corinthians 5:16-21; Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32. . Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, the Israelites celebrate their first Passover in the Promised Land, Paul reminds us that we are ambassadors for Christ, and Jesus tells the parable of the Prodigal Son. …

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