Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for June 24, 2018 Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 7 THE READINGS First Reading: 1 Samuel 17: [1a, 4-11, 19-23], 32-49 or 1 Samuel 17:57-18:5, 10-16 Alternative Job 38:1-11 [17:1 Now the Philistines gathered their armies for battle; they were gathered at Socoh, which […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for June 17, 2018 Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 6 CORRECTED    THE READINGS First Reading: 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 Alternate Ezekiel 17:22-24 34 Then Samuel went to Ramah; and Saul went up to his house in Gibeah of Saul. 35 Samuel did not see […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for June 10, 2018 Third Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 5 THE READINGS First Reading: 1 Samuel 8:4-11, [12-15], 16-20; [11:14-15] Alternative Genesis 3:8-15 4 Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah, 5 and said to him, “You […]