Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for July 2, 2017 Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 8 THE READINGS First Reading: Genesis 22:1-4 Alternate: Jeremiah 28:5-9 1 After these things God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.” 2 He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for June 25, 2017 Third Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 7   THE READINGS First Reading: Genesis 21:8-21 Alternate: Jeremiah 2:7-13 8 The child [Isaac] grew, and was weaned; and Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned. 9 But Sarah […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for June 18, 2017 Second Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 6   THE READINGS First Reading: Genesis 18:1-15 [21:1-7] Alternative Exodus 19:2-8a 1 The LORD appeared to Abraham by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat at the entrance of his tent in the heat […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for June 11, 2017 Trinity Sunday   THE READINGS  First Reading: Genesis1:1-2:4a 1 In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, 2 the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God […]