Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Questions for Discussion for October 29, 2017 Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 25  THE READINGS First Reading: Deuteronomy 34:1-12 Alternate Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 1 Then Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, which is opposite Jericho, and […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary and Questions for Discussion for October 22, 2017 Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 24   THE READINGS First Reading: Exodus 33:12-23 Alternate: Isaiah 45:1-7 12 Moses said to the LORD, “See, you have said to me, ‘Bring up this people’; but you have not let me know […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for October 15, 2017 Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 23 THE READINGS First Reading: Exodus 32:1-14 Alternate: Isaiah 25:1-9 1 When the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mountain, the people gathered around Aaron, and said to him, “Come, make […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for October 8, 2017 Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 22 THE READINGS  First Reading: Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 Alternate Isaiah 51-7 1 Then God spoke all these words: 2 I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for October 1, 2017 Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 21 THE READINGS First Reading: Exodus 17:1-7 Alternate Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 1 From the wilderness of Sin the whole congregation of the Israelites journeyed by stages, as the LORD commanded. They camped at Rephidim, but […]