Category Archives: COCU Year B

COCU61B.21Oct2018

Readings: Job 38:1-7 (34-41) God answers Job, questioning where he was when God created the earth, who orders the clouds and lightning and can create rain, and who provides food for wild animals and birds. Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c In … Continue reading

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COCU60B.14Oct2018

RCL Readings Job 23:1-9, 16-17 Job longs to put his case before God, but he does not know how to find God. If he could get to God’s dwelling place, he believes, he could lay out his case, but God … Continue reading

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COCU62B.28thOctober2018

Readings Job 42:1-6, 10-17; Psalm 34:1-8 (19-22) Hebrews 7:23-28; Mark 10:46-52 Christ our God, sun of righteousness, by your divine touch you gave light to the eyes of the blind man who had been deprived of light since birth. Enlighten … Continue reading

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COCU56B.16September2018

Readings Proverbs 1:20-33 Wisdom cries out in public for the crowd to turn away from their foolishness, but, in spite of the invitation, the people have refused to listen. So, they will receive no help when disaster comes, but those … Continue reading

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COCU55B.9September2018

RCL Readings: Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23 A good reputation is of great value. God made both rich and poor, and those who are unjust will not survive, while those who are generous find happiness. God defends the poor and will … Continue reading

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COCU54B.2September2018

Note: this is also Week 1 of Season of Creation Readings Song of Solomon 2:8-13 The young woman celebrates her lover, admiring his strength and beauty, and remembering his invitation for her to join him as they enjoy the weather, … Continue reading

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COCU58B.30Sept2018

Readings: Esther 7:1-6, 9-10, 9:20-22 The king asks Esther what he can do for her, and she asks him to deliver her people from Haman’s plot. The king orders that Haman be impaled upon the stake he had made for … Continue reading

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COCU 53B.26th August, 2018

Readings Psalm 84: A Psalm in praise of God’s Temple,
A psalm telling of the joys of dwelling in God’s House, and of God’s strengthening of God’s people. Also a request for God to hear the Psalmist’s prayer. 1 Kings 8:(1, … Continue reading

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COCU52B.19August2018

Readings 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14 David dies and Solomon takes over as king. Then God allows him to ask for anything he wants, and he requests wisdom to rule over God’s people well. God is pleased with his request and … Continue reading

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COCU 51B.12th August, 2018

Readings 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33 David commands his military leaders to ensure that his son Absalom is not harmed, but they fail, and Absalom is killed in battle. When David hears the news, he grieves, wishing that he had … Continue reading

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