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Join Fr. Aaron and Marissa Burt for conversation surrounding the Sunday lectionary texts from the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL). Learn more at www.athomewiththelectionary.com

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Join Fr. Aaron and Marissa Burt for conversation surrounding the Sunday lectionary texts from the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL). Learn more at www.athomewiththelectionary.com

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Year B, Proper 7

6/16/2024
In this episode, we consider the readings for the Proper 7, Year B in the Lectionary cycle: 1 Samuel 17:(1a, 4-11, 19-23), 32-49 & Psalm 9:9-20 or 1 Samuel 17:57-18:5, 10-16 & Psalm 133 or Job 38:1-11 & Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; Mark 4:35-51. We discuss David and Goliath, Paul's authentic personal appeal, and Jesus calming the storm. Notes: --Dwell App Prayers of the People, Proper 7 The Bible Project --Bible Project's video overview of 1 Samuel --Bible Project's video overview of 2 Corinthians --Bible Project's video on the parables of Jesus 2:06 Collect 2:36 1 Samuel 17:(1a, 4-11, 19-23), 32-49 22:57 Psalm 9:9-20 27:28 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 36:57 Mark 4:35-51 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:00:51:59

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Year B, Proper 6

6/9/2024
In this episode, we consider the readings for the Proper 6, Year B in the Lectionary cycle: 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 & Psalm 20 or Ezekiel 17:22-24 & Psalm 92:1-4, 11-14; 2 Corinthians 5:6-17; Mark 4:26-34. We discuss the anointing of David & the rejection of Saul as king, the kingly-military imagery of the Psalm, Paul's determination to be all things to all people, and Jesus' parables of the seeds. Notes: --Dwell App Prayers of the People, Proper 6 Lamb of the Free: Recovering the Varied Sacrificial Understanding of Jesus's Death, by: Andrew Remington Rillera Kingdom, Grace, Judgment: Paradox, Outrage, and Vindication in the Parables of Jesus, by: Robert Farrar Capon The Bible Project --Bible Project's video overview of 1 Samuel --Bible Project's video overview of 2 Corinthians --Bible Project's video on the parables of Jesus 0:47 Collect 1:22 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 21:24 Psalm 20 31:47 2 Corinthians 5:6-17 42:53 Mark 4:26-34 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:01:02:53

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Year B, Proper 5

6/2/2024
In this episode, we consider the readings for the Proper 5, Year B in the Lectionary cycle: 1 Samuel 8:4-20, (11:14-15) & Psalm 138 or Genesis 3:8-15 & Psalm 130; 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1; Mark 3:20-35. We discuss the Israelites request for a king and the implications of rejecting the Lord's governance, Paul's tent-building work in Corinth & his use of that language in his epistle, and navigating the topics of Jesus' brothers and sisters, Beelzebub, and the blasphemy of the Holy Spirit on this side of 2000 years of Christian interpretation. Notes: --Dwell App Prayers of the People, Proper 5 Lamb of the Free: Recovering the Varied Sacrificial Understanding of Jesus's Death, by: Andrew Remington Rillera Imaginative illustration with Jesus and his brothers and sisters, by: Liridi Art The Bible Project --Bible Project's video overview of 1 Samuel --Bible Project's video overview of 2 Corinthians --Bible Project's video on the Holy Spirit 2:01 Collect 2:56 1 Samuel 8:4-20, (11:14-15) 24:47 Psalm 138 27:37 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 37:15 Mark 3:20-35 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:00:58:55

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Year B, Proper 4

5/26/2024
In this episode, we consider the readings for the Proper 4, Year B in the Lectionary cycle: 1 Samuel 3:1-10 (11-20) & Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17 or Deuteronomy 5:12-15 & Psalm 81:1-10; 2 Corinthians 4:5-12; Mark 2:23-3:6. We discuss the sexual abuse and exploitation done by Eli's priest-sons and the beginning of Samuel's prophetic ministry, the movements of Psalm 139, Paul's humility, and the ways hard-hearted religious leaders angered Jesus & rejected the Sabbath & His healing. Notes: --Dwell App --Prayers of the People for Trinity Sunday, Year B The Bible Project --Bible Project's video overview of 1 Samuel --Bible Project's video overview of 2 Corinthians --Bible Project's video on Sabbath 4:08 Collect 4:58 1 Samuel 3:1-10 (11-20) 23:29 Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17 41:21 2 Corinthians 4:5-12 50:27 Mark 2:23-3:6 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:01:06:04

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Year B, Trinity Sunday

5/19/2024
In this episode, we consider the readings for the first Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday, Year B in the Lectionary cycle: Isaiah 6:1-8; Psalm 29 or Canticle 13; Romans 8:12-17; John 3:1-17. We discuss the year King Uzziah died, the Psalm's depiction of the Lord's power, Paul's discussion of "debtor" and sonship, and Jesus' conversation with Nicodemus. Notes: --Dwell App --Prayers of the People for Trinity Sunday, Year B --Fr. Bruce's discussion of Gen 1-2, Part 1 and Part 2 The Bible Project --Bible Project's video overview of Acts --Bible Project's video overview of Pentecost 8:11 Collect 8:50 Isaiah 6:1-8 19:45 Psalm 29 or Canticle 13 33:04 Romans 8:12-17 49:33 John 3:1-17 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:01:08:58

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Year B, Pentecost Sunday

5/12/2024
In this episode, we consider the readings for the Day of Pentecost (or Whitsunday), Year B in the Lectionary cycle: Acts 2:1-21 or Ezekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 104:25-37; Romans 8:22-27 or Acts 2:1-21; John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 We tackle all the reading choices for Pentecost! We consider Paul's iconic words about the world, ourselves & the Spirit groaning in sorrow while waiting in hope, resurrection breath alighting on the Valley of the Dry Bones, the Psalmist's playful wonder at God's creation, the events of Pentecost Day, and Jesus' teaching on the promised Advocate. Notes: --Dwell App --Metrical Collect for Whit-Sunday --Trailer for 2010 documentary "Babies" The Bible Project --Bible Project's video overview of Acts --Bible Project's video overview of Pentecost --Bible Project's video overview of Joel --Bible Project podcast episode on Israel's feasts --Bible Project podcast episode on the Seven Festivals 9:01 Collect 10:41 Romans 8:22-27 21:57 Ezekiel 37:1-14 34:18 Psalm 104:25-37 46:25 Acts 2:1-21 55:44 John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:01:15:32

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Year B, 7th Sunday of Easter

5/5/2024
In this episode, we discuss the readings for the seventh Sunday of Easter, Year B in the Lectionary cycle: Acts 1:15-17, 21-26; Psalm 1; 1 John 5:9-13; John 17:6-19. We consider the apostles' selection of Matthias, the Psalmist's contrast between the deeply rooted tree and the chaff, John's words about eternal life, and Jesus' high priestly prayer. Notes: --Prayers of the People for Easter --Dwell App --The Bible Project --Bible Project's video on the resurrection of Jesus --Bible Project's video on 1 John Lamb of the Free: Recovering the Varied Sacrificial Understanding of Jesus' Death, by: Andrew Remington Rillera 7:24 Collect 8:03 Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 24:56 Psalm 1 33:02 1 John 5:9-13 42:45 John 17:6-19 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:00:54:11

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Year B, 6th Sunday of Easter

4/28/2024
In this episode, we discuss the readings for the sixth Sunday of Easter, Year B in the Lectionary cycle: Acts 10:44-48; Psalm 98; 1 John 5:1-6; John 15:9-17. We consider the Gentile converts receiving the Holy Spirit, John's teaching on the church family trait of love, and Jesus' teaching on love as laying down one's life for another. Notes: --Prayers of the People for Easter --Dwell App --The Bible Project --Bible Project's video on the resurrection of Jesus --Bible Project's video on 1 John Lamb of the Free: Recovering the Varied Sacrificial Understanding of Jesus' Death, by: Andrew Remington Rillera Chasing Vines, by: Beth Moore 2:15 Collect 2:49 Acts 10:44-48 21:18 Psalm 98 29:39 1 John 5:1-6 44:04 John 15:9-17 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:01:03:34

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Year B, 5th Sunday of Easter

4/21/2024
In this episode, we discuss the readings for the fifth Sunday of Easter, Year B in the Lectionary cycle: Acts 8:26-40; Psalm 22:24-30; 1 John 4:7-21; John 15:1-8. We consider the baptism of the Ethiopian eunuch, John's teaching on love of God and neighbor, and Jesus' metaphor of abiding in the vine. Notes: --Prayers of the People for Easter --Dwell App --The Bible Project --Bible Project's video on the resurrection of Jesus --Bible Project's video on 1 John --Map of Philip's travels in Acts Lamb of the Free: Recovering the Varied Sacrificial Understanding of Jesus' Death, by: Andrew Remington Rillera Too Loud a Solitude, by: Bohumil Hrabal Chasing Vines, by: Beth Moore 4:55Collect 5:31 Acts 8:26-40 33:03 Psalm 22:24-30 37:21 1 John 4:7-21 53:06 John 15:1-8 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:01:08:05

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Year B, 4th Sunday of Easter

4/13/2024
In this episode, we discuss the readings for the fourth Sunday of Easter, Year B in the Lectionary cycle: Acts 4:5-12; Psalm 23; 1 John 3:16-24; John 10:11-18. We consider Peter's testimony to the religious leaders and the Good Shepherd imagery in Psalm 23, John's epistle and Jesus' teaching about Himself. Notes: --Prayers of the People for Easter --Dwell App --The Bible Project --Bible Project's video on the resurrection of Jesus --Bible Project's video on 1 John --Bible Project's series on sin 3:43 Collect 4:10 Acts 4:5-12 21:39 Psalm 23 31:09 1 John 3:16-24 38:28 John 10:11-18 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:00:56:49

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Year B, 3rd Sunday of Easter

4/7/2024
In this episode, we discuss the readings for the third Sunday of Easter, Year B in the Lectionary cycle: Acts 3:12-19; Psalm 4; 1 John 3:1-7; Luke 24:36b-48. We consider Peter's sermon at the Beautiful Gate of the temple, the bedtime Psalm, John's exhortations regarding following Jesus in word and deed, and Jesus' final resurrected appearance. The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ, by: Fleming Rutledge Notes: --Prayers of the People for Easter --Dwell App --The Bible Project --Bible Project's video on the resurrection of Jesus --Bible Project's video on 1 John --Bible Project's series on sin 1:36 Collect 2:07 Acts 3:12-19 22:06 Psalm 4 31:47 1 John 3:1-7 46:04 Luke 24:36b-48 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:00:57:38

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Year B, 2nd Sunday of Easter

3/31/2024
In this episode, we discuss the readings for the second Sunday of Easter, Year B in the Lectionary cycle: Acts 4:32-35; Psalm 133; 1 John 1:1-2:2; John 20:19-31. We discuss the early church's unity and generosity, John's instructions to Christians about sin, and the resurrected Christ's encounter with Thomas & all who say, "I have seen the Lord!" The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ, by: Fleming Rutledge Notes: --Marissa's reflection on the women at the tomb. --Prayers of the People for Easter --Dwell App --The Bible Project --Bible Project's video on the resurrection of Jesus --Bible Project's video on 1 John 10:23 Collect 10:52 Acts 4:32-35 27:28 Psalm 133 35:38 1 John 1:1-2:2 47:22 John 20:19-31 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:01:08:30

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Stations of the Cross

3/27/2024
Join us for an audio walk through of the Stations of the Cross. If you'd like a printable pdf of this liturgy, please email athomewiththelectionary[at]gmail.com Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:00:17:33

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Year B, Easter Sunday

3/24/2024
In this episode, we discuss the readings for Easter Sunday, Year B in the Lectionary cycle: Isaiah 25:6-9; Acts 10:34-43; 1 Corinthians 15:1-11; Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24; John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8. We consider Psalmist's and Isaiah's gorgeous words describing the fulfillment of long-awaited hope, Peter's and Paul's encapsulation of the Gospel available for all, and Mark's cliffhanger storytelling. --Marissa's reflection on the women at the tomb. --Ari Lamm's thread on Cain and Abel --Aaron song (will add once he can locate it - haha!) You can also listen to our homespun pandemic-friendly two-part reader's theater version of the passion narrative here. Notes: --Prayers of the People for Easter Sunday --Making an Easter garden with children --Dwell App --The Bible Project --Bible Project's video on the crucifixion of Jesus --Bible Project's video on the resurrection of Jesus 3:10 Collects 4:34 Isaiah 25:6-9 12:27 Acts 10:34-43 26:54 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 34:35 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 52:11 Mark 16:1-8 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:01:10:08

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Year B, Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday

3/18/2024
In this episode, we discuss the readings for the Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday, Year B in the Lectionary cycle: Mark 11:1-11 or John 12:12-16 & Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Mark 14:1-15:47. We discuss the way the words of the Psalms and prophets connect with Jesus' experience during Holy Week, Paul's exhortation to follow Jesus' example of humility, and approaches to preaching the Passion texts. You can also listen to our homespun pandemic-friendly two-part reader's theater version of the passion narrative here. Notes: --Fernando Ortega's album The Crucifixion of Jesus --Guide for hour-long prayer vigil for Maundy Thursday/Good Friday --Making an Easter garden with children. --Prayers of the People for Palm Sunday The Bible Project --Bible Project's video on the crucifixion of Jesus 0:00 Discussion of Holy Week 12:18 Collect 12:54 Mark 11:1-11 23:29 Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 30:42 Isaiah 50:4-9a 37:42 Psalm 31:9-16 42:22 Philippians 2:5-11 49:01 Mark 14:1-15:47 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:01:00:34

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Year B, Lent 5

3/10/2024
In this episode, we consider the readings for the fifth Sunday of Lent, Year B: Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm 51:1-13 or 119:9-16; Hebrews 5:5-10; John 12:20-33 We discuss penitence and repentance, the kindness of God in turning our hearts toward Him, and the multilayered witness of the Scriptures Lent: Season of Repentance & Renewal, by: Dr. Esau McCaulley Primer on Lent The Chosen Season 4 Bible Project App Reader's Theater Scripts and episode Notes: --The Bible Project --Bible Project video on Melchizedek --Bible Project video on Ephesians 2:04 Collect 3:02 Jeremiah 31:31-34 20:14 Psalm 51:1-13 or 119:9-16 30:36 Hebrews 5:5-10 41:55 John 12:20-33 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:01:00:12

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Year B, Lent 4

3/3/2024
In this episode, we consider the readings for the fourth Sunday of Lent, Year B: Numbers 21:4-9; Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22; Ephesians 2:1-10; John 3:14-21 We discuss the bronze serpent, the Psalm's depiction of the Lord answering cries for help, people being God's workmanship, and Jesus' words to Nicodemus. Lent: Season of Repentance & Renewal, by: Dr. Esau McCaulley Primer on Lent The Chosen Season 4 Podcast transcript from The Bible Project that discusses the bronze serpent Notes: --The Bible Project --Bible Project video on Numbers --Bible Project video on Ephesians 3:35 Collect 4:04 Numbers 21:4-9 25:57 Psalm 107:1-3 31:59 Ephesians 2:1-10 42:01 John 3:14-21 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:00:59:08

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Year B, Lent 3

2/24/2024
In this episode, we consider the readings for the third Sunday of Lent, Year B: Exodus 20:1-17; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22 We discuss how the Ten Commandments show what God is like, David's reflection on the beauty of God's work and words, Paul's commitment to preach the cross, & Jesus cleansing the temple. Lent: Season of Repentance & Renewal, by: Dr. Esau McCaulley Primer on Lent The Chosen Season 4 Lewis' The Weight of Glory Notes: --The Bible Project --Bible Project video on Mark --Bible Project video on Genesis 2:51 Collect 3:36 Exodus 20:1-17 30:50 Psalm 19 39:53 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 46:53 John 2:13-22 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:00:59:44

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Year B, Lent 2

2/19/2024
In this episode, we consider the readings for the second Sunday of Lent, Year B: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Psalm 22:22-30; Romans 4:13-25; Mark 8:31-38. We discussed Abram's response of faith, Paul's argument for righteousness by faith rather than the Law, Jesus' rebuke of Peter and exhortation to take up our cross and die and how, in Christ, death is Good News actually. Pastor Chelsea Pecks' sermon on the transfiguration Lent: Season of Repentance & Renewal, by: Dr. Esau McCaulley Primer on Lent Notes: --The Bible Project --Bible Project video on Mark --Bible Project video on Genesis 2:46 Collect 3:54 Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 21:58 Psalm 22:22-30 27:29 Romans 4:13-25 45:10 Mark 8:31-38 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:01:00:36

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Year B, Lent 1

2/11/2024
In this episode, we consider the readings for the first Sunday of Lent, Year B: Genesis 9:8-17; Psalm 25:1-9; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15 We discuss the Noahic promise, Peter's description of the harrowing of hell, and Jesus' baptism time in the wilderness & preaching ministry. Pastor Chelsea Pecks' sermon on the transfiguration Lent: Season of Repentance & Renewal, by: Dr. Esau McCaulley Primer on Lent Notes: --The Bible Project --Bible Project video on Mark --Bible Project video on 1 Peter --Bible Project video on Genesis 9:43 Collect 10:24 Genesis 9:8-17 23:00 Psalm 25:1-9 29:321 Peter 3:18-22 38:21 Mark 1:9-15 Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Duration:00:53:35