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The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 18, 8 September 2019

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The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 18 – 8 September 2019 Track One: Jeremiah 18:1-11 Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17
Track Two: Deuteronomy 30:15-20 Psalm 1
Philemon 1-21 St. Luke 14:25-33


Background: Pottery during Jeremiah’s time
The pottery that was made during the United Monarchy (1000-586 BCE) saw improvements and refinements, using a red slip that was smoothed and burnished by hand. The pottery of the northern kingdom disappeared with the Assyrian assault and is not discussed here. Judean pottery, however was notably different and became more and more refined, especially through the use of a wheel burnish.The slip (red or orange) was applied while the pot was still on the wheel, and then was burnishedby hand or using smoothing tools.
Track One:
First Reading: Jeremiah 18:1-11
The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: "Come, go down to the potter's house, and there I will let you hear my words." So I went down to the potter's house, and there he was working at his wheel…

The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 17, 1 September 2019

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The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 17, 1 September 2019
Track One: Jeremiah 2:4-13 Psalm 81:1, 10-16
Track Two: Sirach 10:12-18, or Proverbs 25:6-7 Psalm 112
Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 Saint Luke 14:1, 7-14


Background: Ancient Dining