• The Lectionary Gospel

    Matthew 14:22-33

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat. That was the title some years back of a popular book written by John Ortberg.  And the title reflects what is doubtless… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28

    Author: Stan Mast

    We can approach this text from two very different angles.  The first comes from renowned Old Testament scholar, Walter Brueggemann.  He suggests that this story might have taken its final form during the reign of Solomon, a… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 85:8-13

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    To be honest, Psalm 85 is a little all over the place.  The first four verses reflect a time when God forgave Israel for some transgressions and restored them.  But then the next set of verses seems… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    Romans 10:5-15

    Author: Doug Bratt

    This Sunday’s Epistolary Lesson ought to make perhaps especially its proclaimers’ ears perk up.  Particularly its end, after all, emphasizes the extreme importance of the work of proclamation. In Romans 9 Paul insists that salvation doesn’t depend… More...

  • En Español

    Apocalipsis 20.7-15

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Entonces fueron abiertos los libros y también fue abierto otro libro: el libro de la vida. Los muertos fueron juzgados conforme a las acciones que tenían consignadas en los libros. Todos fueron juzgados conforme a sus acciones:… More...