Each Monday we publish Sunday's Coming, an email-only post on the upcoming readings, written by our current Living by the Word columnist.
Genesis 45:3-11, 15; Psalm 37:1-11, 39-40; 1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50; Luke 6:27-38
I don't usually write about preaching or about specific Revised Common Lectionary texts, since that's well covered elsewhere on the site by people more qualified than I. This is just a quick note motivated by the fact that this Sunday's Gospel reading is the subject of one of the more startling RCL factoids that came up when I was reporting my fall article on alternate lectionaries.
What makes forgiveness possible
We are instructed to love our enemies, including those who have wronged us and are unpleasant. We are not instructed to forgive our enemies.
Revelation 22:12–14, 16–17, 20–21; John 17:20–26
Barbara Kingsolver explores the dystopic effects of climate change in Flight Behavior, a novel about a family and community struggling through the rainiest winter in memory.
While Christian scholars have long questioned body-soul dualism, it remains common in church circles. This may finally be changing.
Everyone wants my opinion these days: airlines, hotels, Amazon. How healthy can it be to think of life as a series of episodes to rate up or down?
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
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