Poetry

Lectionary Poetry – Third Sunday of Advent (Year A)

Lectionary Poetry Advent

With the dawn of Advent and a new church year, we’ve revamped our weekly post of poetry that resonates with the lectionary readings for that week (Revised Common Lectionary).

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
Third Sunday of Advent
Year A

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Narrative Lectionary Reading:

Isaiah 42:1-9 >>> Lectionary Poems

 

Revised Common Lectionary Readings:

Isaiah 35:1-10         Lectionary Poems
 
 
Psalm 146:5-10     Lectionary Poems
 
 
James 5:7-10     Lectionary Poems 
 
 
Matthew 11:2-11   Lectionary Poems
 
 

POEMS >>>>>>


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