Readings for June 4

Readings for the week of June 4: Psalm 146 • I Kings 17:8-24 • Galatians 1:11-24 • Luke 7:11-17 Honoring the sacrifice of those who serve is good. It is a reminder of the human cost of conflict and the fact that the peace of God’s Kingdom, while having arrived, is still to come, not…

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Readings for May 28

Your readings for the week: Psalm 96 • I Kings 8:22-43 • Genesis 22 • Galatians 1:1-12 • Luke 7:1-10 The Christian calendar is divided into two important sections. The first, which begins with Advent, traces the life of Jesus from the time of anticipation through to the descent of the Holy Spirit and Christ’s enduring…

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Readings for Trinity Saturday ~ May 21, 2016

Trinity Saturday: Psalm 8 • Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 • Romans 5:1-5 • John 16:12-15 Trinity Sunday is this weekend. (Of course, it is on Saturday in Wheatland’s case.) N.T. Wright, the former Bishop of Durham, has composed a prayer he calls “The Prayer of the Trinity”. (You can see Wright’s thinking about this prayer by clicking on…

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Readings for Pentecost ~ May 14, 2016

The Scriptures for Pentecost  Psalm 104:24-35 • Genesis 11:1-9 • Acts 2:1-21 • John 14:8-27 Through the series, Connections, we are exploring the multitude of ways in which the Old Testament connects with the New. The story of the Tower in Genesis 11 and the event of Pentecost illustrate one important, and seemingly obvious, connection between…

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Readings for April 24 ~ Easter Season

Psalm 148 • Acts 11:1-18 • Revelation 21:1-6 • John 13:31-35 • Genesis 3 Join us this weekend while we continue our series, Connections, where we explore the Old Testament and how it interacts with the New Testament and our contemporary Christian life. This week we continue our look at Adam and Eve and their life in…

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Readings for April 16 ~ Easter Season

Readings for the 4th Week of Easter: Psalm 23 • Acts 9:36-43 • Revelation 7:9-17 • John 10:22-20  In the midst of Eastertide, the Easter Season, it is good for us to remember Jesus as the Shepherd of his people. This imagery is evocative and powerful and central to our Christian lives. In light of…

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Readings for April 2 ~ Easter Season

Readings for the 2nd Week of Easter Psalm 118:14-29 • Revelation 1:4-8 • Acts 5:27-32 • John 20:19-31 Easter is a day and a season. Lent is about fasting and Easter is about feasting. Lent was 40 days of sober reflection upon our weakness, sin, and brokenness. Easter is a 50 day celebration of God’s…

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