authority

Proper 4

June 2, 2013
See Also: 
Reading 1: 
1 Kings 8:22-23, 41-43
Reading 2: 
Psalm 96:1-9
Reading 3: 
Galatians 1:1-12
Reading 4: 
Luke 7:1-10
By David Grant Smith

1 Kings 8:22-23, 41-43          

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

January 29, 2012
See Also: 
Reading 1: 
Deuteronomy 18:15-20
Reading 2: 
Psalm 111
Reading 3: 
I Corinthians 8:1-3
Reading 4: 
Mark 1:21-28
By Bruce G. Epperly

Today’s lectionary readings reflect on the nature of authority and the impact of our actions on the wellbeing of others. The season of Epiphany is an invitation to reflect on the many places and ways God reveals Godself to humankind. With the mystic Meister Eckhardt, Epiphany is grounded in the affirmation that all things are words of God. Anyone of us – and also the non-human world – can be a vehicle of divine revelation. Yet, revelation is always contextual, concrete, and variable.

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