Each Monday we publish Sunday's Coming, an email-only post on the upcoming readings, written by our current Living by the Word columnist.
Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7; Psalm 66:1-12; (2 Kings 5:1-3, 7-15c; Psalm 111;) 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Luke 17:11-19
A challenge for congregations
The geophysicist's talk had none of the triumphalism of efforts to prove God exists. It was the testimony of experience—and it was unequivocal doxology.
The winter I gave up my car
How would I get to nursing homes, or respond to emergencies? What would I do when it snowed? I hoped the answers would come as I pedaled.
In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands, my dad couldn't sing national songs. The Nazis saw the church's Psalter, however, as innocuous. Little did they know.
Jesus and the Old Testament
The Old Testament displays an ongoing conversation between conflicting views of God's character. In light of this, Jesus' story becomes very important.
Captain Phillips emphasizes the larger story: long before they meet, the lives of the pirates and the captain are already bound together.
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
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