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Looking More Closely at the Word
Second Sunday of Lent
Year B
February 28, 2021
Working with the Word

Study of the Readings
ed. by
Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
et al

• Words,     Phrases
To the point
• First Two     Readings
• Experience

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The Word Embodied

John F. Kavanaugh, SJ

Being Put to the Test

Abraham is our father in faith because he embodies the final act of faith that all of us must make.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Seeing God

It is not clear whether the disciples heard intelligible conversation between Jesus and the prophets, or whether they heard the statement of the heavenly voice.

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Thoughts from the Early Church


On the mountain Jesus revealed to them that he was the Son of God, that he was in fact God himself.

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Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

Sign Language Spoken Here

All that they had sought to hear in the revelation through the Law and the Prophets is now fully accessible in the person of Jesus, there with them.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

It is God’s will ultimately not to destroy the earth but to redeem it.

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