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Engaging the Word: 4/9/17 (The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday)

 By Barbara Klugh Isaiah 50: 4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Matthew 26:14 – 27:66. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. This Sunday begins Holy Week, the week preceding Easter and the most significant week of the church year. In this week’s readings, we ponder Isaiah’s account of the humiliation and vindication of …

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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 3/29/15 (Palm Sunday)

By Barbara Klugh  The Liturgy of the Palms: Mark 11:1-11; Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29  The Liturgy of the Word: Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Mark 13:22-37. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. The Liturgy of the Palms Mark 11:1-11: Our first Gospel reading this week is Mark’s account of Jesus …

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Engaging the Word: Readings for 9/28/14 (16th Sunday after Pentecost)

By Barbara Klugh Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16; Philippians 2:1-13; Matthew 21:23-32. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, the Israelites continue to complain, and God continues to provide, Paul urges us to embody the humility of Jesus Christ, and Jesus outmaneuvers the religious authorities. Exodus: In this week’s reading, …

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