Lectionary Haiku 13 March 2022

Second Sunday in Lent YHWH terrifyingly seals a promise to Abraham. The Psalm reiterates confidence. Philippians expands on Christ as the ultimate source of fulfilment and the Gospel returns us to the painful cost to be embraced. Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 Smoke and fire at nightMysteriously pass byA promise is made  +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Psalm 27 Wait forContinue reading “Lectionary Haiku 13 March 2022”

Lectionary Haiku 11 March 2022

Today’s texts, again based on Psalmic confidence, involve Abraham’s encounter with the mysterious Melchizedek, the hospitality customs evoking long-lasting sacramental depth before any decreed rites are in place. Likewise, Paul appeals to living by “our citizenship in heaven” rather than contemporary lesser standards. (Click on Bible Reference link to see text) Psalm 27 They rageContinue reading “Lectionary Haiku 11 March 2022”

Lectionary Haiku 10 March 2022

A new Psalm depicting confidence in Israel’s relationship with YHWH, come what may. In Genesis, We see the working out of complex relationship claims as Abraham works out the implications of covenant. In Philippians, Paul must break with his past to oppose those seeking to impose Old Law requirements on new Gentile Christians. Psalm 27Continue reading “Lectionary Haiku 10 March 2022”