Live the Word to Sunday

Live the Word to Sunday, a Lectionary Discussion

Preparing the way for the Lord to let God’s Word work in your life during the week to make your worship experience more meaningful. Sermons during Worship services are often based upon the Revised Common Lectionary. You are invited to log onto this site and Leave Comment on the readings presented with your questions and/or thoughts. If you have not already done so,you may register here.

Previous week (9/20/2015, Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost) Proverb 31:10-31; Psalm 1; James 3:13-4:3; Mark 9:30-37
Prior week (9/27/2015, Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost) Proverb 31:10-31; Psalm 1; James 3:13-4:3; Mark 9:30-37
Last week (10/4/2015, Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost) Job 1:1, 2:1-10; Psalm 26; Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12; Mark 10:2-16

October 11, 2015, Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost

Progressing through the “ordinary time”, toward Kindomtide, sustained by and filled with the Holy Spirit, we follow our calling in making disciples after witnessing Pentecost. Our focus has moved from Mathew this past year to the Gospel of Mark for this second year of a three year cycle. As you read this week, consider how the Living Word speaks to you. Jesus is calling you to respond to his Word. Consider the hopeful questions: Where does my help come from? Where do I see God active in the world? How is God calling me to live my life? These scriptures point us toward these profound questions and to faith and to the saving grace of God. It is our hope and prayer that your worship experience be enhanced as you gain a greater sense that God is with you in Jesus Christ.

Job 23:1-9, 16-17 Then Job answered, “today also my complaint is bitter…
Psalm 22:1-15 – My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? …
Hebrews 4:12-16 – Indeed, the word of God is living and active…
Mark 10:17-31 – As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up, and knelt before him…”

Next week (10/18/2015, Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost) Job 38:1-7 (34-41); Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c; Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 10:35-45
Week after next (10/25/2015, Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost) Job 42:1-6, 10-17; Psalm 34:1-8 (19-22); Hebrews 7:23-28; Mark 10:46-52
And then (11/1/2015, All Saints Day) Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 24; Revelation 21:1-6a; John 11:32-44

May the Living Word dwell and lead your heart. May you hear and respond to the Word fully, by seeking to live as Jesus intended and coming to know him through his grace and healing power. May the power of Living Word bring the presence of God in you. To God be the Glory.

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