Category: Lectionary Reflections

February 2014

February 2, Matthew 5:1-12 The Sermon on the Mount  Jesus goes to the mountaintop to teach about true happiness. The author of today’s Gospel shows Jesus to be the...

January 2014 – Epiphany

January 5, Matthew 2:1‑12 God’s universal gift of salvation The wise men found their way to Jesus by following a star that gave great light. On today’s Feast of...

December 2013

Advent 1 — December 1, Romans 13:11–14 We would be naïve to forget that much of what Jesus had to say cuts against the grain of our consumer culture and the...

November 2013

November 3, Luke 19:1-10 There is playfulness in this story — the spectacle of a grown man, supposedly dignified, up a tree. The incongruity of this picture passes...