Lectionary readings for the coming Sunday can be found here .
One of my pastor’s favorite observations — particularly on one of those Sundays where the worship choreography doesn’t go quite as planned — is that “We’re all bozos on this bus.”
That’s also an apt, if inelegant, way to understand the concept of justification by faith: We’re all bozos who can’t always get it right, who can’t save ourselves by the dint of our own acts or knowledge. Jew or Gentile; renowned spiritual athlete, average Jane or Joe in the pew or notorious “sinner over there”; in the end we’re all in the clown car together, dependent on God’s grace to steer us and keep us on the road leading into God’s Reign.
How will we use this week’s lessons to communicate the message of grace? Or are you going off the lectionary map? Here’s your opportunity to “moodle” and share.