Tag: Moses

His Eye Was not Dim: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 23 October 2011

    Revised Common Lectionary Page for 23 October 2011 (19th Sunday after Pentecost, Year A) Deuteronomy 34:1-12 and Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17  •  Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 and Psalm 1  •  1 Thessalonians 2:1-8  •  Matthew 22:34-46   Perhaps teaching Dostoevsky to my English majors and minors recently has sent me down this path, but looking at this week’s Old Testament reading  reminds me that, when…

Why Pray at All? A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 12 September 2010

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 12 September 2010 (16th Sunday after Pentecost, Year C) Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28 and Psalm 14 • Exodus 32:7-14 and Psalm 51:1-10 • 1 Timothy 1:12-17 • Luke 15:1-10 I remember being very impressed the first time I heard the claim that prayer was not for the sake of God but…