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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 […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for May 6, 2013 Sixth Sunday of Easter THE READINGS   First Reading: Acts 10:44-48 44 While Peter was still speaking, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who heard the word. 45 The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astounded that the […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for April 29, 2018 Fifth Sunday of Easter THE READINGS First Reading: Acts 8:26-40 26 Then an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Get up and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” (This is a […]

Lectionary Commentary

Journeying through the Revised Common Lectionary Readings, Commentary, and Discussion Questions for April 22, 2018 Fourth Sunday of Easter THE READINGS First Reading: Acts 4:5-12 5 The next day their rulers, elders, and scribes assembled in Jerusalem, 6 with Annas the high priest, Caiaphas, John, and Alexander, and all who were of the high-priestly family. […]