Reflections on the lectionary readings by pastors, preachers, and biblical scholars
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Each Monday we publish Sunday's Coming, an email-only post on the upcoming readings, written by our current Living by the Word columnist.
Luke's text for Reign of Christ Sunday is a searing critique of leaders who are powerful but not vulnerable.
I'd left the practice of testimony in my childhood church. Then I learned why Luke suggests it when your world is falling apart.
A retired colonel taught me about the courage it takes to love our enemies.
Zacchaeus's daily life as a tax collector was reduced to the symptoms of his society's sickness.
Jeremiah 14:7–10, 19–22; Luke 18:9–14
Nations as well as individuals need to look in the moral mirror in order to stop deceiving ourselves.
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