God Promises Abram and Sarai

Second Sunday in Lent, Year C, Old Testament Lesson
Scripture: Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18

In this week’s lesson, we turn to one of the foundational stories of our faith, which tells us how God made a promise to Abram and Sarai to make them the starting place of the family of God, even though it seemed impossible, as they had no children of their own.

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As a Hen Gathers Her Chicks

Second Sunday in Lent
Scripture: Luke 13:31-35

Lights! Camera! Action! The drama is about to begin. The powers that be collaborate to extinguish the ministry of Jesus. Jesus, keenly aware that time is running out, continues his work. In this poignantly feminine image, Jesus muses that he had longed to gather these children as a hen gathers her chicks. The hollowness of power confronts the powerfulness of the gentle.

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