• The Lectionary Gospel

    Mark 10:46-52

    Author: Leonard Vander Zee

    Digging into the Text: Where are we? That’s always a good question to ask concerning a Gospel passage, and it’s particularly appropriate for this episode. The healing of Bar Timaeus comes as the climax to the entire… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Job 42:1-6, 10-17

    Author: Stan Mast

    After surviving a blizzard of words (some from Job, many from his friends, and a few from God), we come to the end of the book of Job with this short chapter which reports on Job’s last… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 34:1-8 (19-22)

    Author: Leonard Vander Zee

    Digging Into the Text: 1). The first thing to notice about this Psalm is that it is an acrostic. The poet/Psalmist not only takes on the usual formal patterns of Hebrew poetry such as parallelism, but adds… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    Hebrews 7:23-28

    Author: Doug Bratt

    This may not seem like a particularly appropriate Sunday on which to preach about priests.  After all, Protestant Christians are preparing to celebrate the birth of the Reformation that the corruption of the Roman Catholic priesthood in… More...

  • En Español

    Jeremías 7.1-20, Juan 8.31-47

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    …pero no se dejen engañar por los que les prometen seguridad simplemente porque aquí está el templo del Señor. Ellos repiten: “¡El templo del Señor está aquí! ¡El templo del Señor está aquí!”. Pero seré misericordioso únicamente… More...