Musings on Scripture

– and what isn’t always said

Trinity 8A

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Genesis 29:15-28 Jacob Marries Laban’s Daughters 15Laban said to Jacob, ‘Because you are my kinsman, should you therefore serve me for nothing? Tell me, what shall your wages be?’ 16Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel. 17Leah’s eyes were lovely, and Rachel […]

Trinity 5A

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Genesis 24:34-67 (excerpts): A wife for Isaac 34Abraham’s servant said to Laban: 35“The Lord has greatly blessed my master, and he has become wealthy; he has given him flocks and herds, silver and gold, male and female slaves, camels and donkeys; 36and Sarah, my master’s wife, bore a son to my master when she was […]

Trinity 3A

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Matthew 10:24-39 24‘A disciple is not above the teacher, nor a slave above the master. 25It is enough for the disciple to be like the teacher, and the slave like the master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, how much more will they malign those of his household! 26‘Have no fear […]