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The Fifth Sunday of Lent - Year A

Ezekiel 37.1–14
Romans 8.6–11
John 11.1–45

There is a story that St Francis once got up
to preach, looked down at the hushed,
expectant faces below him and said, ‘God
has not given me anything to say to you.’
And with that, he blessed the people, and
got down again. Faced with today’s readings
from Ezekiel and John, I wish I had the courage
to do that. The story of the dry bones and the
story of the raising of Lazarus are so brilliantly
and powerfully told that commentary on them
seems like gilding the lily. So let’s start with...

Taken from Lectionary reflections – Year A by Jane Williams

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