Tag Archives : Word of God


The Word Accomplishing That Which God Purposes

Isaiah 55:10-13     Lectionary 15     Pentecost 6     July 16, 2017   During these summer Sunday mornings, I’ve been gathering with folks to explore the morning’s gospel reading.  I’ve asked them to listen, first, while I read the passage.  Then we all follow along with the text, while the passage is read again.  I ask: […]


Receiving the Word of God. Being the Word of God.

  Jeremiah 1:4-10; Luke 4:[14-19]20-30    Fourth Sunday After the Epiphany     January 31, 2016               What hostility both Jeremiah and Jesus encounter! Did you notice God’s promise of fidelity and protection to Jeremiah, as well as God’s warning that the people will give him a hard time?  “Do not be afraid of […]