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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    Matthew 10:24-39

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    John Donne was a seventeenth century author, poet, and preacher. In his poems and sermons Donne penned a bevy of striking lines. “Death, be not proud . . . Death, thou shalt die!” “Never send to know… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Genesis 21:8-21

    Author: Doug Bratt

    If only the narrator of the Old Testament text that the Lectionary appoints for this Sunday had just quit at verse 8.  After Isaac is weaned, Abraham throws a big soiree.  Period.  It would have made for… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 69:7-18

    Author: Stan Mast

    Psalm 69 is the cry of a person in extremis.  He uses the conventional language of drowning to describe his distress.  The Jews were a non-nautical people, so the thought of falling into deep water where there… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    Romans 6:1b-11

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Be who you are. That is Paul’s most basic message in Romans 6.  Paul tells us who we are and so reminds us how we are to live from now on as a result of our true… More...

  • En Español

    Gálatas 4.1-7

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Ustedes ya no son como los esclavos de cualquier familia, sino que son hijos de Dios. Y como son sus hijos, gracias a él tienen derecho a recibir su herencia. Gálatas 4.7, Traducción en Lenguaje Actual Trasfondo… More...

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September 29, 2015 - Calvin Seminary Chapel

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September 29, 2015 - Calvin Seminary Chapel