Tag: John

When Context Confuses: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 22 May 2011

Revised Common Lectionary page for 22 May 2011 (Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year A) Acts 7:55-60 •Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 •1 Peter 2:2-10 •John 14:1-14 This passage reminds me of two common sorts of Bible-citing Internet personalities.  One likes to post the words of John 14:6 as magic words, the sorts that stop discussion cold.  The…

Time and Belief: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 25 April 2010

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 25 April 2010 (Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year C) Acts 9:36-43 • Psalm 23 • Revelation 7:9-17 • John 10:22-30 I really should keep track of how many times I’ve taught different books of the Bible, but I know for a fact that I’ve taught my way through John on…