Musings on Scripture

– and what isn’t always said

Lent 5 A

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John 11:1-45 1A certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2Mary was the one who anointed the Lord with perfume and wiped his feet with her hair; her brother Lazarus was ill. 3So the sisters sent a message to Jesus, ‘Lord, he whom you love is ill.’ […]

Lent 1 A

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Matthew 4:1-11 1Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2He fasted for forty days and forty nights, and afterwards He was famished. 3The tempter came and said to Him, ‘If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread;’ 4but He […]

Epiphany 4 A

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Micah 6:1-81Hear what the Lord says:Rise, plead your case before the mountains,and let the hills hear your voice.2Hear, you mountains, the controversy of the Lord,and you enduring foundations of the earth;for the Lord has a controversy with His people,and He will contend with Israel.3‘O my people, what have I done to you?In what have I […]