Tag: wisdom

Wisdom and Thanks: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 19 August 2012

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 19 August 2012 (Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B) 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14 and Psalm 111  • Proverbs 9:1-6 and Psalm 34:9-14  • Ephesians 5:15-20  • John 6:51-58 It’s the place of wisdom in the Bible that makes me appreciate Walter Brueggemann the way I do and reminds me to hold my systematic…

Wisdom of God, Spirit of God: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 30 May 2010

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for 30 May 2010 (Trinity Sunday, Year C) Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 and Psalm 8 • Romans 5:1-5 • John 16:12-15 The Trinity still makes me nervous. I have no trouble confessing that God is Father and Son and Spirit.  I have no trouble singing hymns that affirm the same.  But as I’ve noted before,…