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Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Pentecost +15)

ALL OF GRACE
Matthew 20: 1-16

Like sun that shines the same on every face,
both vineyard and the work, the owner’s gift.
We learn at end of day it’s all of grace. 145 more words

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Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Pentecost +14)

FORGIVENESS IS . . .
Matthew 18: 21-35

Forgiveness is sending flowers
with a card of congratulations
to one who has come through
suffering: yourself. 125 more words

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Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Pentecost +13)

THE COMMUNITY THAT LIES BETWEEN
(Matthew 18: 15-20)

Somewhere between what is
and what will be,
between this present world
and a world redeemed, 276 more words

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11th Sunday After Pentecost, August 24, 2014

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost (Year A)

Scripture Readings*: Exodus 1:8-2:10, Psalm 124, Romans 12:1-8, Matthew 16:13-20

Exodus 1:8-2:10

God’s providences may at times seem to thwart His promises that His peoples’ faith may be tried and His power the more magnified. 449 more words

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Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Pentecost +12)

TURN ASIDE
(Exodus 3: 1-15)

The sun-soaked surfaces of orchard and field.
The wind-swept waves of the glittering sea.
The purple of the pansies jostling in the breeze. 167 more words

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Poem For the Sunday Lectionary (Pentecost +11)

EVEN THE HOLIEST OF LABELS
(Matthew 16: 13-20)

We would have held you in the past, Jesus.
We would have kept you in the jars, 262 more words

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Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Pentecost +10)

A PLACE AT THE TABLE
(Matthew 15: 21-28)

Do we wish to learn the meaning of God’s love among us?
Let us listen to the words of the Canaanite woman, 160 more words

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