Narrative Lectionary: Waiting in Hope

Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:2-4; 3:[3b-6] 17-19 We enter the season of Advent in the Narrative Lectionary with a perhaps unfamiliar holiday companion, Habakkuk. It is a bleak passage, describing a difficult passage in the history of Israel. We can imagine some difficult passages when we read the news today too. Children facing tear gas when seeking… Read More

Narrative Lectionary: Wait for it (Habbakuk 1:1-4, 2:2-4, 3:17-19)

Narrative Lectionary preachers, welcome to another Advent season without John the Baptist! Here is the Habakkuk selection for Advent 1: NRSV CEB Habakkuk Basics[1] 8th book of the 12 minor prophets Only thing known about Habakkuk is that he is identified as a prophet in 1:1 and 3:1 Single subject: If God is the upholder… Read More