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Epiphany A7: Go the Extra Mile


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Slideshow illustrating the lessons for the Seventh Sunday in Epiphany. Suitable for embedding on congregational websites or projection in worship.

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Epiphany A7: Go the Extra Mile

  1. 1. EPIPHANY 6 Going the Extra Mile
  2. 2. Lectionary A Scriptures for EPIPHANY 7 Matthew 5:38-48 Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18 Psalm 119:33-40 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23
  3. 3. Do not resist an evildoer. But if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn the other also.
  4. 4. If anyone forces you to go one mile, go also the second mile.
  5. 5. Give to everyone who begs from you, and do not refuse anyone who wants to borrow from you.
  6. 6. Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
  7. 7. He makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the righteous and on the unrighteous.
  8. 8. Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
  9. 9. Leave the gleanings of your fields and vineyards for the poor and aliens.
  10. 10. You shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; and you shall not lie to one another.
  11. 11. You shall not defraud; you shall not steal; and you shall not keep for yourself the wages of a laborer….
  12. 12. With justice you shall judge your neighbor.
  13. 13. You shall not revile the deaf or put a stumbling block before the blind.
  14. 14. You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against any of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself.
  15. 15. Turn my eyes from looking at vanities; give me life in your ways.
  16. 16. For no one can lay any foundation other than the one that has been laid; that foundation is Jesus Christ.

  17. 17. PHOTO CREDITS Opening Slide and Slide 4: Beach runners—Carlos Sottovia via photopin cc Slide 3: Barbed Wire— Rusty Stewart via photopin cc Slide 5: Slum—alles-schlumpf via photopin cc Slide 6: Persecution—Taekwonweirdo via photopin cc Slide 7: Sunset—Shimal Ahmed (Fulhi) via photopin cc Slide 8: Baby—imallergic via photopin cc Slide 9: The Gleaners by Jean-François Millet, 1857 Slide 10: Grafitti—anguila40 via photopin cc Slide 11: Living Wage—peoplesworld via photopin cc Slide 12: Judge Neighbor—Thomas Hawk via photopin cc Slide 13: The Blind Leading the Blind by Pieter Brueghel the Elder Slide 14: Indian—Puzzler4879 via photopin cc Slide 15: Queen Elizabeth 1—The Armada Portrait, George Gower Slide16: Cornerstone—CORNERSTONES of NY via photopin cc