Tag: Kingdom of God

A Vision of the Kingdom: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 21 April 2013

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 21 April 2013 (4th Sunday of Easter, Year C) Acts 9:36-43  •  Psalm 23  •  Revelation 7:9-17  •  John 10:22-30 I’ve taught Revelation, in its entirety, four times in the last six years.  Ten years ago, I would have said that anyone willing to do that is nuts. So it goes. This week’s reading, though, is…

About the Loaves: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 22 July 2012

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 22 July 2012 (Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B) 2 Samuel 7:1-14a and Psalm 89:20-37  • Jeremiah 23:1-6 and Psalm 23  • Ephesians 2:11-22  • Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 Mark 6 (ESV) As I often do, I’ll be preaching not the prescribed verses in Mark (with twenty verses missing!) but Mark 6:30-52 this week.  I don’t know why the editors of…