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Scriptures & Reflection
The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Proper 20, Track 1, September 24, 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
A Reading from Exodus (16:2-15)
In the evening quails came up and covered the camp; and in the morning there was a layer of dew around the camp. When the layer of dew lifted, there on the surface of the wilderness was a fine flaky substance, as fine as frost on the ground. When the Israelites saw it, they said to one another, “What is it?” For they did not know what it was. Moses said to them, “It is the bread that the Lordhas given you to eat.
How can you look back upon your life an see God’s hand at work in your journey?
A Reading from Paul’s letter to the Romans (1:21-30)
For Paul, Christ is in our struggles and our suffering just the same as Christ is in our successes and our joys. How do you cope with your struggles and suffering?
The Gospel according to Matthew (20:1-16)
Jesus teaches of the radical equality of God.