Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for October 1, 2017 Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 21 THE READINGS First Reading: Exodus 17:1-7 Alternate Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 1 From the wilderness of Sin the whole congregation of the Israelites journeyed by stages, as the LORD commanded. They camped at Rephidim, but […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for September 24, 2017 Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 20 THE READINGS First Reading: Exodus 16:2-15 Alternate Jonah 3:10-4:11 2 The whole congregation of the Israelites complained against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness. 3 The Israelites said to them, “If only we had […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for September 17, 2017 Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 19 THE READINGS First Reading: Exodus 14:19-31 Alternate: Genesis 50:15-21 19 The angel of God who was going before the Israelite army moved and went behind them; and the pillar of cloud moved from in […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for September 10, 2017 Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 18 THE READINGS First Reading: Exodus 12:1-14 Alternative: Ezekiel 33:7-11 The LORD said to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt:  This month shall mark for you the beginning of months; it shall be […]