The Phil Files – Christian Edition
The Lectionary texts for the week of January 22, 2023:
Psalm 27:1, 4-9
1 Corinthians 1:10-18
This week we look at Matthew 4:12-23 and the restoration of Israel. It starts with the Light coming to Zebulon and Naphtali, the first two tribes of Israel carried into exile. It ends with the calling of 2 pairs of disciples, also reflecting the restoration of Israel.
The people lived in a dark and shadowy world, but the Light has come in the form of Jesus and the people who live in that light will find peace, love and justice through repentance.
The Lectionary Texts for January 29, 2023: Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 15 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 Steven Curtis Chapman’s song The Mountain is very appropriate for the Gospel text today. I love these words: You bring me up here on this mountain For me to rest and...
The Lectionary texts for the week of January 22, 2023: Isaiah 9:1-4 Psalm 27:1, 4-9 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Matthew 4:12-23 This week we look at Matthew 4:12-23 and the restoration of Israel. It starts with the Light coming to Zebulon and Naphtali, the first two tribes...
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