Category Archives: CEB

Advent Morning Prayer

During this season of Advent, I will be praying with a number of friends and colleagues using the Morning Prayer found in Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals (available online and in hardcopy). Today’s Gospel Reading in Common Prayer is the reading just prior to yesterday’s Gospel reading in the Revised Common Lectionary. Mark …

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Advent begins

The first lesson for the season of Advent is Isaiah 64:1-9– Isaiah 64 1 t If only you would tear open the heavens and come down! Mountains would quake before you or making water boil. 2 like fire igniting brushwood t If you would make your name known to your enemies, the nations would tremble in your presence. 3 When …

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Thanksgiving Week- Gospel Lesson

The Gospel Lesson for Thanksgiving Day is Luke 17:11-19: 11 On the way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee.12 As he entered a village, ten men with skin diseases approached him. Keeping their distance from him, 13 they raised their voices and said, “Jesus, Master, show us mercy!” 14 When Jesus saw them, he …

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Thanksgiving Week- Second Lesson

The Epistle for Thanksgiving day is 2 Corinthians 9:6-15: 6 What I mean is this: the one who sows a small number of seeds will also reap a small crop, and the one who sows a generous amount of seeds will also reap a generous crop. 7 Everyone should give whatever they have decided in their heart. …

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Thanksgiving Week- Lesson 1

The first lesson in the lectionary for Thanksgiving Day is Deuteronomy 8:7-18: 7 because the LORD your God is bringing you to a wonderful land, a land with streams of water, springs, and wells that gush up in the valleys and on the hills;8 a land of wheat and barley, vines, fig trees, and pomegranates; a land of …

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National Bible Week- Common English Bible

Today begins National Bible Week (November 20-27, 2011).  The folks who produced the Common English Bible (CEB) invite you to read this new translation during this week.  For the next few months, I am going to post scriptures from this translation when I can. Here is today’s Gospel Lesson from the CEB: Judgment of the …

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