Septuagesima / Third Sunday of Epiphany

Canticles & Psalms: Psalm 19 OT Reading: Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 NT Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a Gospel: Luke 4:14-21 In this passage in the gospel, Jesus is quoting a passage in Isaiah 61 - declaring it to be a prophecy fulfilled in himself. It is so interesting to me that this passage which occurs in … Continue reading Septuagesima / Third Sunday of Epiphany

The Anointing: Isaiah 61

"The Spirit of the Lord GOD is on me, He has anointed me to preach good news to the [poor]*; He hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD... [and … Continue reading The Anointing: Isaiah 61

Isaiah 62:1-5

For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent,     for Jerusalem’s sake I will not remain quiet, till her vindication shines out like the dawn,     her salvation like a blazing torch. The nations will see your vindication,     and all kings your glory; you will be called by a new name     that the mouth of the Lord … Continue reading Isaiah 62:1-5

The Mountain of the Lord

This blog was intended to be primarily Anglican, and I do intend to start looking at the readings from the lectionary, but I haven't been able to get to an Anglican service in a while due to illness, and the fact that I can't get a lift before 10am. So, lately, I have been hanging … Continue reading The Mountain of the Lord