• The Lectionary Gospel

    John 15:9-17

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Every week the sermon proclaims the Gospel.  Or at least in some fashion it should.  Every week.  Every sermon. Yes, there is always a small-t preaching text (Psalm 23, John 15) on which the sermon is based. … More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Acts 10:44-48

    Author: Stan Mast

    We are swiftly coming to the end of the Lectionary’s celebration of the mighty acts of God in Christ.  Ordinary Time is nearly upon us.  But first we commemorate Christ’s Ascension next Sunday and Pentecost the Sunday… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 98

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Reading Psalm 98 is like uncorking a well shook-up bottle of champagne.  The cork rockets upward and the bubbly inside the bottle fountains forth in exuberance.  We’ve all seen those locker rooms after a team wins the… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    1 John 5:1-6

    Author: Doug Bratt

    My colleague Judith Jones suggests that the community to which John writes his first letter was facing a crisis. Some former members of the community were denying Jesus was actually the Messiah, God’s flesh and blood, fully… More...

  • En Español

    Lucas 10.1-12

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Y ahora, vayan; pero tengan cuidado, porque yo los envío como quien manda corderos a una cueva de lobos. Lucas 10.3, TLA Trasfondo bíblico Jesús de Nazaret se empeñó en preparar a sus discípulos para que estuvieran… More...