Evangelectionary for Sunday, November 26th

Lectionary (Year B): Isaiah 64:1-9; Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19; 1 Corinthians 1:3-9; Mark 13:24-37 Theme: Wait! Message: “The Wheels Are Coming Off” Quote(s): “Everything comes if a man will only wait.” Disraeli, Tancred Film, other visual aids: The Truman Show (1998) The Truman Show – “Cue the Son” The powers that be “Christoff” would, daily, cue […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, November 19th

Texts: Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24; Matthew 25:31-46; Psalm 100 or 95:1-7a; Ephesians 1:15-23 For thus says the Lord GOD: I myself will search for my sheep, and will seek them out. – Ezekiel 34:11 Perhaps you’ve heard the joke about the artist who talked with the gallery manager where her paintings were displayed. The manager said, […]

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Evangelectionary for Sunday, November 12th

Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:1–17 Now, brothers, about times and dates we do not need to write to you,  for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.  While people are saying, “Peace and safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, November 5th

Lectionary (Year A): Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 or Amos 5:18-24; Psalm 78:1-7, or Psalm 70; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Matthew 25:1-13 Theme: Readiness Message: “Great Expectations” Quote(s): “Jesus save me from your followers” (Bumper sticker seen on the back of a car on Central Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona) “We are not to make men converts of our […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, October 29th

Lectionary: (Year A): Revised Common Lectionary: Joshua 3:7-17 or Micah 3:5-12; Psalm 107:1-7, 33-37 or Psalm 43; 1Thessalonians 2:9-13; Matthew 23:1-12 Theme: Practice What You Preach Message: “Where Are All the Hypocrites?” We All Are Hypocrites Our hypocrisy is forgiven by God We need to forgive those in our lives who have practiced hypocrisy. We […]

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 Sunday, May 21st

Texts: Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:8-20; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14:15-21 Theme: Experience and Response Message: In the passage from Acts, Paul addresses the Athenians about their worship of an unknown god. Paul is revealing the living God of all creation.  Paul’s description of God (the theological statement made by Paul) is compelling and important. He describes a […]