Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for September 3, 2017 Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 17 THE READINGS First Reading: Exodus 3:1-15 Alternate: Jeremiah 15:15-21 1 Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian; he led his flock beyond the wilderness, and came to Horeb, […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for August 27, 2017 Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost Proper 16 THE READINGS First Reading: Exodus 1:8-2:10 Alternate Isaiah 51:1-6 8 Now a new king arose over Egypt, who did not know Joseph. 9 He said to his people, “Look, the Israelite people are more […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for August 20, 2017 Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost Proper 15 THE READINGS First Reading: Genesis 45:1-15 Alternate: Isaiah 56 1, 6-8 1 Then Joseph could no longer control himself before all those who stood by him, and he cried out, “Send everyone away from […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for August 13, 2017 Tenth Sunday after Pentecost Proper 14   THE READINGS First Reading: Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28 Alternate: 1 Kings 19:9-18 1 Jacob settled in the land where his father had lived as an alien, the land of Canaan. 2 This is the […]