Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for December 3, 2017 First Sunday in Advent THE READINGS First Reading: Isaiah 64:1-9 1 O that you would tear open the heavens and come down, so that the mountains would quake at your presence— 2 as when fire kindles brushwood and the fire […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for November 26, 2017 Last Sunday after Pentecost, Feast of Christ the King THE READINGS First Reading: Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 11 For thus says the Lord GOD: I myself will search for my sheep, and will seek them out. 12 As shepherds seek out […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for November 19, 2017 Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 28 THE READINGS First Reading: Judges 4:1-7 Alternate Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18 1 The Israelites again did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, after Ehud died. 2 So the LORD sold them into […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for November 12, 2017 Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 27 THE READINGS   First Reading: Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 Alternate: Wisdom of Solomon 6:12 or Amos 5:18-24 1 Then Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and summoned the elders, the heads, the […]