February 10, 2019, Lectionary

Isaiah was cleansed and called when he had owned his sin and the sin of his people, the sin of his culture at the time. Isaiah 6:1-8

The Psalmist says, "Though the Lord is high, he regards the lowly." In your opinion, does this statement feed the condescension of patriarchalism or the praise of worshipers, or both? Psalm 138

I feel Paul's words describing me. "And last of all, me. By the grace of God, I am what I am." 1 Corinthians 15:1-11

Thoughts about Listening

It is healthy to keep a sense of something bigger in the universe than humans. Isaiah 6:1-8

If there is someone with whom you feel heard every time you talk and you gain insights from hearing yourself talk with him or her, that is a relationship to keep. Psalm 138

Sometimes it's helpful to re-listen to the basics, to the core of what's important. 1 Corinthians 15:1-11