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January 20, 2016

Volume 133, Issue #2


February 7, Transfiguration Sunday: Luke 9:28-43a

What might change if we could see something up there greater than the suffering world below? If we could get a glimpse of heaven, we would have proof—an experience that we could refer back to for the rest of our lives.

January 31, Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13; Luke 4:21-30

The writer of Luke may be challenging his readers to accept even those whom the oppressed might reject, but Paul reminds us to act with love in all things.

January 24, Third Sunday after the Epiphany: 1 Corinthians 12:12-31; Luke 4:14-21

In this week’s Gospel reading, many people praise Jesus’ teaching—until he claims that he is the fulfillment of the scripture he reads. It is difficult for American Christians to grasp how shocking Jesus’ announcement is to a first-century synagogue.

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