Lectionary — September 8 | Proper 18 | Pentecost +16

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RCL Texts for the week of September 8, 2013* First reading: Jeremiah 18:1-11 Psalm: Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18 Second Reading: Philemon 1:1-1:21 Gospel Reading: Luke 14:25-33 If I were preaching on Philemon I talk about Philemon on this week's The Hardest Question and think this is such a great opportunity to talk about the power of scripture in the world. While some would like to escape into intellectual and contextual safety that this reading allows, why not talk about "What has been … [Read more...]