Created for Community | Visual Resources for Both Lectionaries on September 10, 2023

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Visual Resources for the Lectionaries

This post offers visual resources for the Revised Common Lectionary and the Narrative Lectionary for September 10, 2023. The RCL recounts the story of the Passover in Exodus 12:1-14. The Gospel is Matthew 18:15-20 where Jesus emphasizes the power of forgiveness for the Kin-dom of God. The NL begins a new season with the second creation story in Genesis 2:4-25 and the Garden of Eden. 

Jump to Narrative Lectionary resources.

Revised Common Lectionary

Here are quick links to all the texts for this week:

September 10

Exodus 12:1-14 and Psalm 149:1-9

Ezekiel 33:7-11 and Psalm 119:33-40

Romans 13:8-14

Matthew 18:15-20

Exodus 12:1-14

[these images comes from the Small Catechism]

The RCL Gospel Reading is Matthew 18:15-20. Jesus emphasizes the importance of forgiveness.

This image comes from page 18 in A Cartoonist’s Guide to Matthew.

Some resources on Matthew 18 and Forgiveness from the Archives…

Confront in Love | A Sermon on Matthew 18:15-20

The Power of Forgiveness

Preview PowerPoint

Feel free to use any or all of these slides and images in your own preaching and teaching.

Narrative Lectionary

The NL begins a new season this week with Genesis 2:4-25.

The NL has two options for the Gospel Reading this week. Either Mark 1:16-20, the calling of the first disciples. OR, Mark 10:6-8, Jesus’ commentary on male and female.

This image comes from page 1 in A Cartoonist’s Guide to Mark.

This image comes from page 14 in A Cartoonist’s Guide to Mark.

The Year of Mark Begins. Plan your studies now.

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A Cartoonist’s Guide to the Gospel of Mark is a full-color graphic novel style telling of Jesus’ life according to Mark. Use these images to enhance your preaching and teaching by engaging your audience in a fresh way.


This download includes:

  • A PowerPoint with 315 slides
  • A Folder with 315 .jpg images to use in any presentation software.
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Join me every Monday at 4:00pm Central Time for a live Bible study on Zoom.

These sessions include:

  • a presentation of the visual resources for the lectionary texts for the week,
  • live discussion around the texts,
  • previews and behind-the-scenes peeks at what is happening at A Cartoonist’s Guide to the Bible

The video of the session remains available on the network to view at any time, in case you can’t make it for the live session.

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