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The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 26, 4 November 2018

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The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 26, 4 November 2018
Ruth 1:1-18 Psalm 146
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Deuteronomy 6:1-9 Psalm 119:1-8
Hebrews 9:11-14 St. Mark 12:28-34


Background: Moab
The land of Moab lies to the immediate east of the Dead Sea, north of the Kingdom of Edom, and south of the Kingdom of Ammon. There are several references in the Hebrew Scriptures as well as archaeological evidence, especially the Mesha Stele