Tag Archive: 2 Kings

Jun 30

7th Sunday After Pentecost (Year C)

Worship Ideas The Jordan River is said to be a muddy river.  Have a bowl of muddy water in your worship display.  It could be an interesting visual if you are preaching on 2 Kings 5:1-14.  Would you want to wash in that water?  What if Jesus said that – by doing so – you would …

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Jun 21

6th Sunday After Pentecost (Year C)

Worship Ideas Does your congregation work with a local food pantry or soup kitchen?  Inspired by the “fruits of the Spirit” in Galatians 5, invite the congregation to collect fresh fruits or canned fruits that can be given to the pantry or distributed at a soup kitchen. What symbols can you think of that remind …

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Feb 10

Transfiguration of the Lord (Year B)

2 Kings 2:1-12 There are lots of images and ideas to work with in this passage — repetition of key words and phrases, interesting characters, and dynamic settings all work together to tell an interesting story of devotion, loyalty, stubbornness, and faith. It fits with the Psalm text quite naturally, but it provides an  interesting …

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Jan 30

6th Sunday After Epiphany (Year B)

2 Kings 5:1-14 (15-17) This is probably not the most familiar of scripture lessons, but it is a wonderful narrative. An unnamed girl – who had been kidnapped to live as a slave in a foreign land – is the one who suggests that Naaman could be cured if he met with “the prophet who …

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