Evangelectionary for Sunday, October 22nd

Lectionary (Year A) 19th after Pentecost: Deuteronomy 34:1-12; Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17; I Thessalonians 2:1-8; Matthew 22:34-46 Theme:  One thing motivates the Christian, doing what the God who love us calls us to do. Message: In a comedy spoof, an actor, playing a dead body in a scene, in complete seriousness asked the director what their motivation should be […]

Evangelectionary for May 14

Texts: Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31;1-5, 15-16; John 14:1-14; I Peter 2:2-10 Theme: As the chosen people of God, we are invited into relationship with Jesus to participate in the transformation of the world to the glory of the Father. Message: Between a portion of John 14:1-14 often being read at funerals and the recently released […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, March 26, 2017

Texts: I Samuel 16:1-13; Psalm 23; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41 Theme:  God uses the things that are not, the nobodies, and invites them to be recipients  of God’s grace; guiding those who are willing to be led into an ever deeper understanding of who the Triune God is. Message: Among the abundance of this week’s […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, February 19 2017

Texts: Leviticus 19:1-2,9-18; Psalm 119:33-40; I Corinthians 3:10-11,16-23; Matthew 5:38-48 Theme:   O Church, be holy/perfect for the good of the world. Message:     The parallels between Lev. 19:2 “You shall be holy…” and Matt. 5:49 “Be perfect…” cannot be missed; which will require the preacher to unpack the meaning of “perfection”, for there […]

Evangelectionary for February 12, 2017

Texts:    Deuteronomy 30:15-20; Psalm 119:1-8; Matthew 5:21-37; I Corinthians 3:1-9 Theme:  “Two ways diverged in a wood, and I?”: which way are you going to choose? Message: All these texts present a choice — God/Jesus’ way or way of the flesh/not God. The one path leads to life the other to death. The choice […]