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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 11/1/15 (All Saints’ Day)

By Barbara Klugh  Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 24; Revelation 21:1-6a; John 11:32-44. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, the prophet Isaiah declares the coming conquest of death, John foresees a new heaven and a new earth, and Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead. Isaiah 25:6-9: The first …

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