It took a year to read the Bible, then almost 9 months to read the Apocrypha. Now, I'm going to try to offer reflections on the Narrative Lectionary. But, I won't be posting daily--at least, for a while.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Planning for the First Week of Advent, Reflection on Mark 13:24-31

Top Ten Reasons for Celebrating Advent

Go to the UMC worship site for suggestions for Advent,

and information about the history of Advent

Several years ago, Taylor Burton-Edwards warned that the practice of using themes for the Sundays in Advent, such as hope, peace, joy, and love or witness, prophet, exhortation, shepherd because such practice might  "to domesticate the radical claims of these texts about the 'destructive salvation' of this world by the inbreaking of God's kingdom."

To help you reflect on the meaning of the term, "Son of Man," you may find it helpful to read Daniel 7:1-14.

Lectio Divina: Psalm 80:1-3

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