Thank you for observing the Advent/Christmas season with A Moving Yarn! As we enter a new calendar year, we also celebrate the beginning of a new season: not just a day, but a season of wonder, the liturgical season of Epiphany. It begins on the 12th day of Christmas, January 6, when we remember the … Continue reading Epiphany: Welcoming Wonder
Transfiguration. Look closely.
Epiphany 5 texts at http://www.textweek.com Exodus 34:29-35 Psalm 99 2 Cor. 3:12-4:2 Luke 9:28-36 (37-43a) All of us are looking... at the glory of the Lord as if we were looking in a mirror. We are being transformed into that same image from … Continue reading Transfiguration. Look closely.
Epiphany 4: So Much for the Good News.
Epiphany 4 texts at http://www.textweek.com Jer. 1:4-10 Psalm 71:1-6 1 Cor. 13:1-13 Luke 4:21-30 I assure you that no prophet is welcome in the prophet's hometown. (Luke 4:24, CEB) Jesus spoke aloud the prophecies of Isaiah to the gathered congregation, and at his … Continue reading Epiphany 4: So Much for the Good News.
Epiphany 3: Going Home
Epiphany 3 texts at http://www.textweek.com Neh. 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 Psalm 19 1 Cor. 12:12-31a Luke 4:14-21 Today, this scripture has been fulfilled just as you heard it. (Luke 4:21b, CEB) What do you do after forty days of fasting, after being challenged by … Continue reading Epiphany 3: Going Home
Epiphany 2: “Guess How Much?”
Epiphany 2 texts at http://www.textweek.com Isaiah 62:1-5 Psalm 36:5-10 1 Cor. 12:1-11 John 2:1-11 They feast on the bounty of your house; you let them drink from your river of pure joy.(Psalm 36:8, CEB) "Guess How Much I Love You?" saith the Lord. … Continue reading Epiphany 2: “Guess How Much?”
Epiphany 1: “Your Light Has Come”
The lectionary of scripture readings for the church year runs in a three-year cycle, which means that in 2019 we'll be following the same texts that I wrote devotionals about three years ago, the last time Year C rolled around, for the Baptist Women in Ministry blog. As an experiment--and a way of bringing those devos … Continue reading Epiphany 1: “Your Light Has Come”