Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for February 4, 2018 Fifth Sunday after Epiphany  THE READINGS First Reading: Isaiah 40:21-31 21 Have you not known? Have you not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have you not understood from the foundations of the earth? 22 It […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for January 28, 2018 Fourth Sunday after Pentecost THE READINGS First Reading: Deuteronomy 18:15-20 15 The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own people; you shall heed such a prophet. 16 This is what you […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for January 21, 2018 Third Sunday after Epiphany First Reading: Jonah 3:1-5, 10 1 The word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time, saying, 2 “Get up, go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for January 14, 2018 Second Sunday after Epiphany THE READINGS First Reading: 1 Samuel 3:1-10 [11-20] 1 Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the LORD under Eli. The word of the LORD was rare in those days; visions were not widespread. 2 At […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for January 7, 2018 First Sunday after Epiphany; The Baptism of the Lord THE READINGS First Reading: Genesis 1:1-5 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 […]