Category Archives: Year B

COCU22B.Lent4B.14March2021

READINGS Numbers 21:4-9 The people of Israel complain about being in the desert because there is no food or water and they don’t like the food God has provided. Then a plague of snakes attacks them and they ask for … Continue reading

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COCU21B.Lent 3B.7thMarch2021

Readings In a world of seriousness and a Church of purity, the Lectionary calls us to a strange way of being this week – foolishness. The cross, which is God’s wisdom and God’s strength, is placed alongside the law in … Continue reading

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COCU20B.Lent 2B.28thFeb2021

ReadingsGenesis 17:1-7, 15-16God promises Abram and Sarai that they will be parents of many nations, that they will be blessed with many descendants and that kings will come from them. Therefore God changes Abram’s name to Abraham, and Sarai’s name … Continue reading

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COCU19B.Lent 1B.21stFeb2021

Readings Readings Lent 1B Genesis 9:8-17 God promises Noah that God will never again destroy all life through a flood, and God gives the rainbow as a sign of this promise. Psalm 25:1-10 A plea for God to be merciful … Continue reading

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COCU11B.Epiphany 3B.24thJanuary2021

Readings: Jonah 3:1-5, 10 God sends Jonah to Nineveh for a second time, and Jonah obeys. He preaches that God is going to judge and destroy the city, but the people repent, and so God decides not to do it. … Continue reading

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COCU10B.Epiphany2B.17January 2021

Note: COCU coding relates to a way of indexing lectionary material. lectionary year b 2020-21 Readings: 1 Samuel 3:1-10, (11-20) The boy Samuel, who has been placed in Eli’s care to serve God, hears God speak as he prepares to … Continue reading

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COCU9B.Baptism of Jesus.Epiphany 1B.10th January 2021

Texts Genesis 1:1-5 On the first day of creation the earth is formless and God’s Spirit hovers over the waters. Then God speaks and begins to create the universe. Psalm 29 A psalm of praise for God’s voice which is … Continue reading

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COCU7B. Christmas 2B.3rd January 2021

Note: COCU coding relates to a way of indexing lectionary material. The full list is here. ReadingsJeremiah 31: 7-14A prophecy of restoration and salvation in which god promises to gather a faithful remnant from the ends of earth and bring … Continue reading

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COCU2B.Advent 2B.6th December 2020

Note: COCU relates to a way of coding for the lectionary year. See also Advent COCU2A and COCU2C 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 … Continue reading

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COCU1B.Advent 1B.29th November 2020

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

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