Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for August 6, 2017 Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord   THE READINGS  First Reading: Exodus 34:29-35 Reading for 9th Pentecost: Genesis 32:22-31 29 Moses came down from Mount Sinai. As he came down from the mountain with the two tablets of the […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for July 30, 2017 Eighth Sunday After Pentecost, Proper 12   THE READINGS  First Reading: Genesis 29:15-29 Alternate: 1 Kings 3:5-12 15 Then Laban said to Jacob, “Because you are my kinsman, should you therefore serve me for nothing? Tell me, what shall your […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for July 23, 2017 Seventh Sunday after Pentecost Proper 11 THE READINGS First Reading: Genesis 28:10-19a Alternate: Isaiah 44:6-8 10 Jacob left Beer-sheba and went toward Haran. 11 He came to a certain place and stayed there for the night, because the sun had […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for July 16, 2017 Sixth Sunday after Pentecost Proper 10   THE READINGS First Reading: Genesis 25:19-34 Alternate Isaiah 55:10-13 19 These are the descendants of Isaac, Abraham’s son: Abraham was the father of Isaac, 20 and Isaac was forty years old when he […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for July 9, 2017 Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Proper 9   THE READINGS First Reading: Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 Alternate: Zechariah 9:9-12 34 So he said, “I am Abraham’s servant. 35 The LORD has greatly blessed my master, and he has become wealthy; he […]