• The Lectionary Gospel

    Matthew 4:1-11

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Many of us have seen the bumper sticker, “Lead Me Not into Temptation: I Can Find It Myself.” Cheeky humor aside, we know that God never actively leads us to sin and probably does not actively lead… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7

    Author: Doug Bratt

    If you’re anything like me, you ask something like “What on earth is wrong with us?!” just about every time you read a newspaper, watch the news on television or peruse a news website.  There is something… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 32

    Author: Stan Mast

    It is no wonder that the Lectionary takes us to Psalm 32 on this first Sunday of Lent; its somber focus on sin, confession, and forgiveness is perfect for this season.  But it is also a bit… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    Romans 5:12-19

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Princeton Seminary President Craig Barnes has a way of opening just about each one of his sermons with a pithy one-liner that grabs your attention even as it sets the tone for the whole sermon.  In one… More...

  • En Español

    Marcos 8.27-38

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    EL CAMINO DE JESÚS: DE LA CLANDESTINIDAD AL MARTIRIO (Mr 8.27-38) Jesús comenzó a anunciar a sus discípulos lo que le iba a pasar: “Yo, el Hijo del hombre, voy a sufrir mucho. Seré rechazado por los… More...