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Scriptures & Reflection
The Third Sunday after Pentecost
Proper 7, Track 1, June 25, 2017 – Year A
How to use this page:
Read a different passage each day and think about it. Some questions are offered to help stimulate your reflection. You’ll find your experience of worship on Sunday will be intensified.
For a method to read and pray with the scriptures you might try to use the ancient practice of Lectio Divina (Divine Reading). We’ve written some instructions on how to useLectio with the Sunday Scriptures at the following link:Using Lectio Divina to pray the lections
O Lord, make us have perpetual love and reverence for your holy Name, for you never fail to help and govern those whom you have set upon the sure foundation of your lovingkindness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
A Reading from Genesis (21:8-21)
A Reading from Paul’s letter to the Romans (6:1b-11)
What in you needs to die in order for you to be fully alive?
The Gospel according to Matthew (10:24-39)
What most troubles you about this challenging passage?