Tag Archive: Deuteronomy

Feb 04

6th Sunday After the Epiphany (Year A)

Worship Ideas Deuteronomy 30:15-20 reminds us that God has given us the freedom to choose – either that which gives life or that which does not. In what ways do you (and your congregation) choose life? In what ways do you (and your congregation) choose death? The suggested reading of Sirach 15:15-20 pairs well with the reading from Deuteronomy (and, …

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Feb 12

1st Sunday in Lent (Year C) – Words for Worship

Call to Worship (adapted from Deuteronomy 26:1-11) Here, we come into the presence of the Lord. Today, we declare that we will claim what has been promised by our God. Here, we bring our offerings from the gifts we have received. Today, we thank the Almighty for all we have been given; and we vow …

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Feb 12

1st Sunday in Lent (Year C)

Deuteronomy 26:1-11 Common English Bible and NRSV I’m not sure that people think about stewardship during Lent, but this scripture certainly lends itself to having the conversation.  We are told to take some of our “first fruits” and offer them to the Lord.  It doesn’t matter how much “fruit” has been produced — it matters …

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Jan 13

4th Sunday After Epiphany (Year B)

Deuteronomy 18:15-20 It could be argued (and, I’m fairly sure that it has) that the “prophet” spoken about in this passage points to the Christ.  Indeed, the people who wandered in the wilderness with Moses longed for the Incarnation – the Holy One come to us in a form that didn’t terrify. The text contains …

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Oct 13

19th Sunday after Pentecost

I know that there are some of us who like to plan worship services at least a week in advance, so… here are some first thoughts on the lectionary readings for next week: Deuteronomy 34:1-12 If you are able to get your hands on some large maps of the region, it might be interesting to …

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