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2020 Epiphany

Reflection for 01-19-2020 by Morning Prayer Leader Peg Olson

Reflection for Morning Worship 01-19-2020   Did you know Epiphany is the season when we celebrate the revealing of Jesus Christ to the world?  In a New Testament reading we will hear in a few weeks we see Jesus revealed for the first time as the Christ during his Presentation at the Temple (Luke 1:…

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Scripture for the Second Sunday after Epiphany (January 19, 2020)

Second Sunday after Epiphany   The Collect Almighty God, whose Son our Savior Jesus Christ is the light of the world: Grant that your people, illumined by your Word and Sacraments, may shine with the radiance of Christ’s glory, that he may be known, worshiped, and obeyed to the ends of the earth; through Jesus…

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Bible Study – Epiphany III

Bible Study: Epiphany 3 (A) – January 26, 2020 January 26, 2020 Pan Conrad RCL: Isaiah 9:1-4; Psalm 27:1, 5-13; 1 Corinthians 1:10-18; Matthew 4:12-23 Isaiah 9:1-4 Transformation is at hand! One might look at this passage as a song of restoration because Isaiah is telling Israel to take heart, as they have lived through…

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Bible Study – Epiphany II

January 19, 2020 Yolanda Rolle RCL: Isaiah 49:1-7; Psalm 40:1-12; 1 Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42 Isaiah 49:1-7 In this passage the author answers three important questions: What is the nature of the servant’s origin? What is the nature of the servant’s work? And who are the benefactors of the servant’s work? First, the nature of…

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Bible Study – Epiphany I

epiphany_1_-_bible_study_-_english_0 Isaiah 42:1-9 In this passage, we read one of the four servant songs of Isaiah. Israel is portrayed as the servant, whom God loves, and through whom God will bless all the nations. God is described as the powerful creator of the heaven and the earth, who is worthy of glory and praise. Yet…

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