God’s Mission | Visual Resources for Both Lectionaries on June 18, 2023

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This post offers visual resources for the Revised Common Lectionary and the Narrative Lectionary for June 18, 2023. The RCL take us to Abram, Sarai and the guests at Mamre in Genesis 18, the children of Israel at the base of Mt. Sinai in Exodus 19, Paul’s portrait of peace with God in Romans 5, and Jesus’ sending of the twelve on a mission in Matthew 10. All of these texts allow us space to explore God’s mission of promise of peace and wholeness for the world. The NL continues a four-part series on Isaiah.

Jump to Narrative Lectionary resources.

Revised Common Lectionary

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

June 18

Genesis 18:1-15, (21:1-7) and Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19

Exodus 19:2-8a and Psalm 100

Romans 5:1-8

Matthew 9:35-10:8, (9-23)

Genesis 18

You can find a detailed visual telling of this story in slides 38-51 in the PowerPoint below. This is a fun way to convey the text for your teaching and preaching.

Exodus 19

You can find a detailed visual telling of this story in slides 9-12 in the PowerPoint below. This is a fun way to convey the text for your teaching and preaching.

Romans 5

Gospel Reading Matthew 9:35–10:8. Jesus sends the Twelve on a Mission.

These images comes from page 7 in A Cartoonist’s Guide to Matthew.

Preview PowerPoint

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

Narrative Lectionary

The NL will be working through Isaiah in the month of June.

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.

This is a part of the Cartoonist’s Bible Network. I’d love to have you join us.

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