Category Archives: COCU Year B

COCU4B.Advent 4B.24th December 2017

Note: COCU relates to a way of coding for the lectionary year. Readings 2 Samuel 7: 1-11, 16 God, through the prophet Nathan, declares God’s promise to David that he will establish his kingdom forever, will give him peace from … Continue reading

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COCU3B.Advent 3B.17th December 2017

Note: COCU relates to a way of coding for the lectionary year. Readings Isaiah 61: 1-4, 8-11 God’s Spirit is on God’s servant to proclaim freedom, healing and liberation. God’s loves justice, and God’s servant is filled with joy, like … Continue reading

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COCU2B.Advent 2B.10th December 2017

Note: COCU relates to a way of coding for the lectionary year. Readings Isaiah 40:1-11 A word of comfort for God’s people, because a herald is announcing the coming of God to his people who are as fragile as grass. … Continue reading

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COCU1B.Advent 1B.3rd December 2017

Note: COCU relates to a way of coding for the lectionary year. See general Advent resources here. Readings Isaiah 64:1-9: A prayer for God to come and display God’s might as in the past. Also, a confession that, while God … Continue reading

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COCU5B.ChristmasDay.25thDec2017

Note: COCU relates to a way of coding for the lectionary year. Readings Isaiah 52:7-10 The joy of seeing the messenger of good news, who announces peace and the reign of God, and of knowing God’s protection and care. Psalm … Continue reading

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COCU5B.ChristmasDawn.25thDec2017

Note: COCU relates to a way of coding for the lectionary year. Readings Isaiah 62:6-12: Psalm 97: Titus 3:4-7: Luke 2: (1-7), 8-20:

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COCU5B.ChristmasEve.24thDecember2017

Note: COCU relates to a way of coding for the lectionary year. Readings Isaiah 9:2-7 God offers a sign of God’s grace and protection to the King and people of Judah – in the darkness light shines, and the birth … Continue reading

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COCU9B.Baptism of Jesus.Epiphany 1B.January 2015

Texts: Genesis 1:1-5; Psalm 29; Acts 19:1-7; Mark 1:4-11 Old Testament – early thoughts: Howard Wallace New Testament – early thoughts: Bill Loader Epiphany Traditionally observed January 6th, the Epiphany is the celebration of three events that are said to … Continue reading

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COCU61B.Pentecost21B.18Oct2015

Readings: Job 38:1-7 (34-41); Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c; Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 10:35-45 The Paradoxes of Being a Servant-Leader Strong enough to be weak Successful enough to fail Busy enough to make time Wise enough to say “I don’t know” Serious … Continue reading

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COCU60B.Pentecost20B.11Oct2015

RCL Readings: Job 23:1-9, 16-17; Psalm 22:1-15; Heb 4:12-16; Mark 10:17-31 A man asked him, “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone. … Continue reading

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