Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for September 2, 2018 Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 17 THE READINGS First Reading: Song of Solomon 2:8-13 Alternate: Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9 8 The voice of my beloved! Look, he comes, leaping upon the mountains, bounding over the hills. 9 My beloved is like […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for August 26, 2018 Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 16 THE READINGS First Reading: 1 Kings 8:(1, 6, 10-11), 22-30, 41-43 Alternate Joshua 24:1-2a, 14-18 [1 Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the leaders of the […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for August 19, 2018 Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 15   THE READINGS First Reading: 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14 Alternate: Proverbs 9:1-6 2:10 Then David slept with his ancestors, and was buried in the city of David. 11 The time that David reigned over […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for August 12, 2018 Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost, Proper 14 THE READINGS First Reading: 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33 Alternate: 1 Kings 19:4-8 5 The king [David] ordered Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, “Deal gently for my sake with the young man Absalom.” […]