Old Testament: Jeremiah 11:18-20 (Pentecost 17: Series B )
The “Lamenter” does not ask to carry out the vengeance/action himself, rather He trusts the LORD God to take care of business.
Old Testament: Isaiah 50: 4-10 (Pentecost 16: Series B)
We have a Servant who stands in/is a substitute for Israel. This is the One who will atone for the sin of Israel—even the sin of the whole world.
Old Testament: Isaiah 35:4-7a (Pentecost 15: Series B)
The text gives beautiful imagery of the “waters of life” and how they will transform the dead and barren and bring new life.
Old Testament: Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9 (Pentecost 14: Series B )
These statutes are a description of what the child of God looks like—how they walk, talk, teach, live, and have their being!
Old Testament: Isaiah 29:11-19 (Pentecost 13: Series B)
Hypocrisy continues to rear its head as the formalistic worship and worshippers neglect their LORD and their neighbor.