Readings for Quinquagesima (focus text in bold):
Deuteronomy 6:4-14 - the greatest commandment: love God
Psalm 106:1-10 - "give thanks to the Lord, for he is gracious"
1 Corinthians 13 - Paul's ode to true love
Luke 18:31-43 - Jesus heals a blind beggar in Jericho on his way to Jerusalem
Sermon by the Rev. Timothy Taylor
Cover art: “Healing of the Blind Man of Jericho” by Maître de la Manne, c.1470, oil on panel, Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht, Netherlands