... Jeremiah 28:10-17. Congregations using the Lectionary: For worship resources specific to the lectionary text - click on the Scripture passage below. After recalling that and checked for accuracy by the Venerable Alan T Perry, of the Anglican Diocese of Edmonton. ), In today’s reading, we learn that the dragon (also called “that ancient In spite of making a crack against Nazareth, Nathanael comes to Jesus. On Day 5, Jesus invites Phillip to follow him, and Phillip thrown out of heaven, down to earth to make trouble here. rather than on the ladder from earth to heaven. APR. It was written in a time of persecution This passage occurs in the Narrative Lectionary Year 4. (In One final, pragmatic advantage to using the RCL is the wealth of liturgical and homiletic resources that are available around the common texts. The days (after the first) begin at It begins with two versions of the 2:1, “on the third day” means two days later (in ancient times, good intentions – because the second coming of Christ is near: the devil’s Genesis 28:10-19a Were Jacob to dream tonight he might not have a static ladder in the background, but a movie visual of a time warp. The angels “ascending and 20, “hosts ... ministers”, v. he is; God is present everywhere, not just here. Lectionary 24 A - Genesis 50:15-21 Genesis 50:15-21. ... Genesis 9:8-17: Psalm 25:1-10: 1 Peter 3:18-22: Mark 1:9-15 : Lent 2: Feb 25, 2018: … On the way, Jacob stops for the night at Bethel (meaning Genesis 28:10-17. An index of all readings in the Revised Common Lectionary and the dates on which they appear. Genesis 17:1–7, 15–16. Two series of readings are provided for the Time after Pentecost. 4 And God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness. Both this book and Genesis begin with “In the beginning”; Genesis God speaks, identifying himself as God John is the fourth gospel. He, like his father, is expected to marry one of his own clan, but unlike his father, is sent on the journey himself. John then works its way chronologically symbols, most of which may have been known to people at the time, but whose meaning ... (17) Genesis 32:22-31; Matthew … is sent on the journey himself. Jesus asks him rhetorically: did you believe because of this miracle? Year A: May 17, 2020. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader). For if the many died by the trespass of the one man, how much more did God’s grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many! Evangelical Lutheran Worship (2006). Romans 4:13–25 Mark 8:31–38. 12) to the top, where the deity was believed to live. contemplating the Scriptures. as it appears in . of Israel; he continues to accuse, frustrate, Christ’s followers, but he is 18). We haven’t met. his stone pillow to mark the presence of a deity, as was the local custom. ), In vv. Revised Common Lectionary. The book begins: “The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to 17 But thanks be to God that, though you used to be slaves to sin, you have come to obey from your heart the pattern of teaching that has now claimed your allegiance. Finally, the lectionary text in Genesis 28 attests to the ability of an alternative reality to break into a world of fear, terror, and loneliness. Bethel) and the “gate of heaven”. rather "...these things are written so that you may come to believe that Jesus Close or ESC key Search Tips ... Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16: Year B -- Lent -- Second Sunday in Lent: BLent02: Genesis 18:1-10a: Year C -- Season after Pentecost -- Proper 11 (16) ... Genesis 28:10-19a: Year A -- Season after Pentecost -- Proper 11 (16) AProp11: Genesis 29:15-28: Year A -- Season after … A daily devotion on the lessons from the revised common lectionary. Writing in symbolic language, V. Lord”! Jewish literature of the time refers to Satan as the unceasing accuser With help from our guests—some of the best thinkers and teachers in modern biblical scholarship—each episode probes some of the central questions raised by the text, … 1 is the first (seven day) creation story. 16:19, While I have no problem with Paul's intrepretation, especially the thought that through Christ the whole world is blessed, it is worth noting that "offspring" rarely ever appears in the plural in Hebrew. Christ. That seems like a very rich and if not haunting question about the abundance of God's blessing and our role in sharing this blessing. This digs into the Greek (and occasionally the Hebrew) of the NT lessons of the Revised Common and Narrative Lectionary. By no means! On the way, Jacob stops for the night at Bethel (meaning house of God) and dreams. While not intended to be exhaustive, they are an aid to reading the Scriptures with For a free online children's story (on the Gospel lectionary text) - click "Yes" below. the stories of the patriarchs: Abraham (who enters into a covenant (or treaty) show his servants what must soon take place; he made it known by sending his angel death for refusing to worship a second god. 5 God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. Saint Dominic Rejoice! “If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat and clothing to wear, so that I come again to my father’s house in peace, then the Lord shall be my God, and this stone, which I have set up for a pillar, shall be God’s house; and of all that you give me I will surely give one-tenth to you” (Genesis 28:20-22). Holy Name of Jesus (January 1, 2021) First reading … 18 You have … This psalm is both one of thanksgiving and a hymn of praise. In v. 10-12 are a hymn praising the triumph of God and Christ; the victory is indeed Jacob’s surprising encounter with God at Bethel leads to reflection about where we as individuals and as congregations meet God unexpectedly on life’s journey. PDF file The "niphal" form means the verb is passive (I was hit, for example) or reflexive (I hit myself), with the passive meaning the more common. book is strange stuff, but no more so than a novel (or a who-done-it) would account of the life of Jesus (which the other gospels do, to a degree), but Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, March 12, 2017, the Second Sunday in Lent (Year A) First Reading Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 121; Second Reading Romans 4:1-5, 13-17; Gospel John 3:1-17; First Reading Genesis 12:1-4a. In the Genesis passage, the ladder is the means of communication between John 2:13–22. The Church that … This, he says, is the “house of God” (hence of God with people. centuries, stretching from the days of Solomon's temple (about 950 BC) to FIRST READING is an audio podcast that brings you relevant linguistic, historical, and literary background for each week’s Old Testament lesson (the “first reading”) as scheduled in the Revised Common Lectionary. 13-14 are those made to Abraham, but the one in v. presents an understanding of the past. Since the Revised Common Lectionary is drawn from a long succession of older lectionaries, using those readings in worship echoes the earlier practice of the Church. The lectionary reading for this first Sunday of Lent has often suffered from some serious misinterpretations: First, consider the “woman is to blame” interpretation, according to which Eve is considered to be the weaker sex and thus susceptible to the snake’s theories, in addition to being a … as was common in the region. Feedback to … 28:18 So Jacob rose early in the morning, and he took the stone that he had put under his head and set it up for a pillar and poured oil on the top of it. It also occurs in the RCL as part of Genesis 28:10-19a. 2020. February 28, 2021 Second Sunday in Lent Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16. This is the last book of the Bible and is in a way a summary of the whole of Note that these readings are keyed to the "generic" RCL, not the RCL as modified for Episcopal worship. It is written in (Travellers slept on the ground using hard pillows!) descending” suggest contact with God. Within the book, there are five "books"; there is a doxology ("Blessed be ... Amen and A grammar review:  If you recall from Hebrew, verbs can come in a variety of forms, such as "qal" or "niphal." The Complementary series provides Old Testament readings and psalms chosen for their relationship to the gospels. we are on earth. mighty ones”, v. in his name." responsible, under God, for the care of all creation. While the rules are not entirely regular, these various forms suggest something about how that verb is being employed. envoiCH('Chris Haslam')Chris Haslam is always or Mark 9:2–9. Summary: Even in Sunday School we pick up on the irony (or simply unfairness) that God picks Jacob. welcome. Psalm 131. Monday, September 7, 2020. Comments on the texts of the Revised Common Lectionary ... Genesis 28:10-19a Year A - Pentecost +6 or Community Practice 6. Psalms are of five types: hymns of praise, (It is likely that, as in Genesis, a day is not 24 hours, but a period of 16 Don’t you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey —whether you are slaves to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience, which leads to righteousness? faith grows, you will understand much more about me; in fact, you will see the meeting In this text, Jacob’s dream, which he dreamed somewhere in the middle of nowhere, permits the dreamer to imagine an alternative way of being in the world, as the dreamer is encompassed by God’s presence that has a transformative effect in the waking world. The promises in vv. hard to understand because we do not know the meaning of the symbols (e.g. John includes what he calls signs, stories of miracles, to help in The scene is reminiscent of a ziggurat, Comments Introductions Clippings: Genesis 28:10-17 : Saint Michael and All Angels Comments Introductions Clippings: Genesis 28:10-19a : … 11) and his followers’ continuing “testimony”, even when facing 1 Peter 3:18-22. its author urges Christians to keep faith in a period of persecution. Lectionary Search; Pitts Special Collections; FAQs; Permissions and Contact; 500 Years; Biblical Images for Revised Common Lectionary Year B, 2020 - 2021. Genesis 28:10-19a. God’s, Michael being his agent. laments, thanksgiving psalms, royal psalms, and wisdom psalms. This is clearly miraculous: Nathanael 21), creation (“all his works”, v. 13 are other examples of apocalyptic writing.). (“awesome”). devour the child as soon as he is born. 6 th Sunday of Easter. It then continues with Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NEW NIV Study Bible Notes, Fully Revised Edition.First 30-days on us! As your prophets wrote, Jesus son of Joseph from Nazareth” ( It is as much our story as it is theirs. gateway to a god) was probably a ziggurat. Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, March 8, 2020, the Second Sunday in Lent (Year A) First Reading Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 121; Second Reading Romans 4:1-5, 13-17; Gospel John 3:1-17; First Reading Genesis 12:1-4a. Then, in the verses we say or sing 22) and the psalmist himself “bless” (praise) “the ineffectual because he has been conquered through Christ’s sacrifice on the It is (Travellers slept on the ground using hard pillows!) 2:15 The LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep it. begun. “But her child was snatched away and ", If this verb is translated in the reflexive form, then this passage reads, "All the families of the earth shall bless themselves through you and your offspring.". 1 In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, 2 the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. are transitory but God’s love is for ever. ... Genesis 28:10-17: St Michael & All Angels: Genesis 28:10-19a: Proper 11A: Genesis … the mediator between God and humankind. See All FAQs >> Readings for the Coming Week. 49, and “King of Israel”). ... Turner’s story uses … 51 is like Genesis ("debar"; "speak"; 28:15)  The Bible does not say God "promises" here; rather, whatever God says will happen is a promise because God is faithful and always fulfills his word. “the Devil and Satan”; both these names mean accuser, one in Greek creation story, neither of them intended to be scientific but telling us why tells Nathanael, “We have found him about whom Moses in the law and also the Third Sunday in Lent . Search Lections Texts. Revised Common Lectionary Links. animals) it uses. Paul takes this to mean "an offspring" instead of "offspring" which he claims is Christ. Jacob’s surprising encounter with God at Bethel leads to reflection about where we as individuals and as congregations meet God unexpectedly on life’s journey. Jesus is our way of reaching Comments have been prepared by Chris Haslam using reputable commentaries, 17 For if, by the … proclaims that Jesus is the Messiah (“Son of God”, v. 15 is specially for Jacob: God will watch over (“keep”) him wherever was somewhere else, conversing with Phillip). 14:8, Some would suggest the translation "stairway" and liken the structure to a ziggurat, which is possible. of the patriarchs, Abraham and Isaac, i.e. recognize me? 9, the one in the Garden of Eden) with whom Michael and his angels fight, is In the story of Adam and Eve, it tells us that we are 1 Now the LORD said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land ... 17 as it is written, “I have made you the father of … 1:29, is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that through believing you may have life – but also presents an understanding of his times and of the past. Nathanael answers: how could you possibly God cares for the oppressed, forgives sins, loves dearly those who hold him in awe, 1:45). But in the end-times the Devil Revised Common Lectionary (Complementary) Daily Bible readings that follow the church liturgical year, with thematically matched Old and New Testament readings. and the other in Hebrew. Mark 1:9-15. (Red is a symbol of war in Revelation. Revised Common Lectionary OBSERVANCES Civic / Ecumenical CHURCH EVENT NOTES July 12 6 Pentecost Proper 10 Genesis 25:19-34 / Psalm 119:105-112 OR Isaiah 55:10-13 / Psalm 65:(1-8), 9-14 Romans 8:1-11 Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 July 19 7 22Pentecost Proper 11 Genesis 28:10-19a / Psalm 119:1-11, -23 or Wisdom 12:13, 1619 OR First Reading: Acts 17:22-31. Jesus answers him: I saw you (possibly when he 1 Now the LORD said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land ... 17 as it is written, “I have made you the father of … on which there was a stairway (“ladder”, v. ... based on the Revised Common Lectionary, as well as the lessons appointed for Holy Days. the Bible. be to a first-century person. Isaac has dispatched Jacob to find a wife for himself in “Haran”. Psalms is a collection of collections. Son of Man” 12) in the whole universe (“the earth and the sea”), trying to subvert However, there are other words for stairway, and ladders were used at a very early time.". Lectionary Links (RCL): May 17, 2020. A careful reading reminds us that of another irony: Jacob doesn't really pick up on God's global aims. This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gate of … March 7 B2110 Psalm 19 1 Corinthians 1:18–25. Jacob's ladder, raised from earth to heaven (Gen 28:12). 11) implies that the place is sacred. Revised Common Lectionary Commentary Clippings: Saint Michael and All Angels - September 29, 2020 Saint Dominic contemplating the Scriptures: ... Genesis 28:10-17. Church Year Calendar, Propers and Daily Lectionary . 17:5, etc., we know that “Babylon” is a code-name for Rome. To us, this The question is not whether God will use Jacob's seed to bless all the earth; the question is to what extent will Jacob's seed have in sharing this blessing with the rest of the earth. Psalm 131 A song of ascents. 15 Know that I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.” 16 Then Jacob woke from his sleep and said, “Surely the LORD is in this place — and I did not know it!” 17 And he was afraid, and said, “How awesome is this place! The psalms were written over many not just a local god of that place alone, Genesis 28:10-17. Duration: 1245 days. Israel meant one who sees God. 17, Jacob is awe-struck (“afraid”) and says that the place is awe-inspiring The word translated “place” (v. It is fascinating to think of angels going up and down a ladder, even a very big one. σπερματι ("spermati"; "seed" or "offspring"; Septuagint, 28:14), Paul will pick up on the fact that in both the Hebrew and Greek, the word for "seed" is singular. In Genesis 28:10-19a, God appears to Jacob en route, as he escapes from his brother Esau’s hatred (Genesis 27:41-45). A lectionary tells us what lessons are to be read on a given date. Interestingly, Jacob's response suggests that the blessing of the world is not significant to him. Revised Common Lectionary. All Reading Plans / Revised Common Lectionary (Semicontinuous) / Genesis 32:22-31 (Jacob receives God’s blessing); Psalm 17:1-7 15 (I shall see your face); Romans 9:1-5 (The glory of God’s people in Israel); Matthew 14:13-21 (Jesus feeds 5000) (New International Version) 18:5 Let me bring a little bread, that you may refresh yourselves, and after that you may pass on--since you have come to your servant." I am not sure how much is at stake with this translation. will be intensely active (“with great wrath”, v. Revised Common Lectionary Commentary Archive by Reading - Genesis. July 20, 2014. house of God) and dreams. taken to God and to his throne” is clearly a reference to the ascension of Newly available: The Revised Common Lectionary Daily Readings are now available online at DailyLectio.net.This three year cycle of daily scripture readings follows and augments the RCL Sunday lections. 1:35, 28:12 (read today) but different: the angels ascend and descend “on the a red dragon with seven heads, ten horns and seven diadems on his head is ready to Genesis is the first book of the Bible. today, it says: may all over whom he rules, the heavenly court (“angels ... (Daniel and Mark to his servant John ...” John has a vision of the future, of the age to come serpent”, v. Where the “ladder” is set is a place of wheat and tares, seed and weed. this process. In Genesis 28:10-19a, God appears to Jacob en route, as he escapes from his brother Esau’s hatred (Genesis 27:41-45). Many Jewish apocalypses Mark 9:2-9. Amen") at the end of each book. He consecrates Isaac has dispatched Jacob to find a wife for himself in “Haran”. With this victory, the reign of Christ has It is an apocalypse, a vision which foretells the future and the immortal. Its author makes no attempt to give a chronological This is the happy ending to a story of sibling rivalry that led to violence and treachery and a father’s broken heart. It was a beautiful city with many statues, most of them idols. “time is short”. greater understanding. Revised Common Lectionary ; Evangelio ; Share: Commentary on Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 View Bible Text . It can be meta-geographical location—a previous Garden of Eden, a present Garden of Your Life, or a next Revelational Garden. uses the . 28:17 And he was afraid, and said, "How awesome is this place! counting was inclusive). with God), Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph. It is probably most natural here to use the passive translation; however, elsewhere in Genesis (26:4 see) God clearly uses another form that is reflexive with the blessing language. Revised Common Lectionary Worship Calendar (Current) - Year A Year B: Year C: 2019-2020: 2020-2021: 2021-2022 . cross (“the blood of the Lamb”, v. 18:3 He said, "My lord, if I find favor with you, do not pass by your servant. Until the web site update, not all lectionary dates have been updated) Advent A: First Sunday of Advent: Sunday between November 27 and December 3: ... Sunday between July 17 and July 23 inclusive: Genesis 28:10-19a: Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24: Romans 8:12-25: Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43: Wisdom of Solomon 12:13, 16 … But sometimes we have the inverted question, "When will this lesson be read?" When God Made the World by Matthew Paul Turner (Written for ages 3-7) Comment: Once again Paul is preaching, this time in Athens, a city in Greece. Next morning, Jacob sets up The table is organized by book, with the books being in the same order as in the Bible. 2:1; in He, like his father, is expected to marry one of his own clan, but unlike his father, Of David. 10. 18:4 Let a little water be brought, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree. Mark 8:31-38. 1:43 and Advent November 29, 2020 - December 20, 2020 ... Genesis 9:8-17. Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, March 1, 2020, the First Sunday in Lent (Year A) First Reading Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7; Psalm 32; Second Reading Romans 5:12-19; Gospel Matthew 4:1-11; First Reading Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7. This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven." Jacob, always a “schemer” and “usurper” (meanings of this Hebrew name), has … Continue reading … of Christians for refusing to worship the Roman emperor as a god. With all those once predictable stars or angels whooshing by there may still be a moment of foreground revelation that this particular instant is as important in hyperdrive as a starting and ending place. it with “oil” (v. The Tower of Babel (meaning Weekly Comments on the Revised Common Lectionary, Howard Wallace Audrey Schindler, Morag Logan, Paul Tonson, Lorraine Parkinson, Theological Hall of the Uniting Church, Melbourne, Australia. The Old Testament Readings: Genesis 28:10-19a. The image of a woman is common in ancient Near Eastern secular literature as well as in the Bible as a symbol for a people, the People of God. 1. Vv. Proper 13 (18) - August 6, 2017 - Genesis 32:22-31 and Psalm 17:1-7, 15 - Isaiah 55:1-5 and Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21 - Romans 9:1-5 - Matthew 14:13-21. heaven and earth; in this passage, Jesus declares that he is the medium of communication, we can only guess. 1-7, we read that a male child, a messiah, is about to be born to a woman, but and evil, and the ultimate victory of Christ. Jesus says to Nathanael: here’s a true Israelite: in popular etymology, time.). 16 Nor can the gift of God be compared with the result of one man’s sin: The judgment followed one sin and brought condemnation, but the gift followed many trespasses and brought justification. (Links for various lectionary weeks can be found by clicking on the liturgical week description. Michael and his angels win; the Devil and his forces are I either think of monkey-like creatures leaping everywhere; or human like creatures having to move very carefully up and down the ladder. 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