Poetry

Lectionary Poetry – 25th Sunday After Pentecost (Year A)

Lectionary Poetry

We offer here a broad selection of classic and contemporary poems from diverse poets that stir our imaginations with thoughts of how the biblical text speaks to us in the twenty-first century. We hope that these poems will be fruitful not only for preachers who will be preaching these texts on the coming Sunday, but also for church members in the pews, as way to prime our minds for encountering the biblical texts.

“Freedom, justice, peace, and abiding joy [emerge] when the poet comes, when the poet speaks,
when the preacher comes as poet.”

 – Walter Brueggemann


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Lectionary Poetry
25th Sunday After Pentecost
 Year A

<<<<< Last Week’s Poems

 
 

Narrative Lectionary Reading:

Isaiah 5:1-7; 11:1-5    >>> Lectionary Poems ]
 
 

Revised Common Lectionary Readings:

Judges 4:1-7 >>> Lectionary Poems ]
 
 
Psalm 90:1-12 >>> Lectionary Poems ]
 
 
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 >>> Lectionary Poems ]
 
 
Matthew 25:14-30 >>> [ Lectionary Poems ]
 
 

POEMS >>>>>>

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2 Comments

  1. This is a great site. Looking forward to your selections for the Reign of Christ. Will they be up soon?

  2. Patrick, the poems in this post are for Reign of Christ Sunday. When creating the post, I forgot to indicate that the 25th Sunday after Pentecost and Reign of Christ Sunday are synonymous . I have edited the post, adding a note that this is also Reign of Christ Sunday.

    Thanks for bringing this error to my attention,
    Chris Smith