Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for June 3, 2018 Second Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 4 THE READINGS First Reading: 1 Samuel 3:1-10 [11-20] Alternate: Deuteronomy 5:12-15 1 Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the LORD under Eli. The word of the LORD was rare in those days; visions […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for May 27, 2018 First Sunday after Pentecost; Trinity Sunday THE READINGS First Reading: Isaiah 6:1-8 1 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lofty; and the hem of his robe filled the temple. […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for May 20, 2018 Pentecost Sunday   THE READINGS First Reading: Acts 2:1-21 Alternative Ezekiel 37:1-14 1 When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. 2 And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for May 13, 2018 Seventh Sunday of Easter   THE READINGS First Reading: Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 15 In those days Peter stood up among the believers (together the crowd numbered about one hundred twenty persons) and said, 16 “Friends, the scripture had to be […]