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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    John 17:6-19

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    “You’re only as happy as your unhappiest child.” That is a saying of my former colleague Ron Nydam.  And he’s right.  Worse yet, we all know that you cannot insure the happiness of your children, either.  And… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Acts 1:15-17, 21-26

    Author: Stan Mast

    If I were to preach on this passage, my sermon would be entitled, “And Then There Were Twelve.”  Here’s why. To begin with, I was a bit surprised by the RCL’s choice for today.  We’ve been following… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 47

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Sample sermon: How We See Things [Since Ascension Day is May 13 and the Sunday after it can also be Ascension Sunday, I am posting a sample Ascension Day sermon based on the Lectionary’s Ascension Day psalm… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    1 John 5:9-13

    Author: Doug Bratt

    1 John’s “love letter” approaches its “landing strip” with this Sunday’s RCL Epistolary Lesson. Yet it may initially seem as if this “flight” is veering off course. After all, in a letter that John packs with calls… More...

  • En Español

    I Pedro 2.4-10

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Dios mismo los sacó de la oscuridad del pecado, y los hizo entrar en su luz maravillosa. Por eso, anuncien las maravillas que Dios ha hecho. I Pedro 2.9b, Traducción en Lenguaje Actual Trasfondo bíblico En la… More...