New Lectionary reflection online

Christina Warner, Legislative Assistant for Domestic Affairs in MCC’s Washington Office, reflects on the lectionary texts for Sunday, July 17:

Although it makes things messier than what is comfortable, these passages remind me that evil is not only outside of myself, but also part of my own struggles internally and with others.  It also reminds me that where I recognize what may be “evil”, that good is not far off: Jacob is blessed with a vision even in his deceitfulness, and it is the Psalmists understanding of God’s deep knowledge of an individual that drives the Psalmist to ask God to test the wickedness within

Read the entire reflection.

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