• The Lectionary Gospel

    Luke 16:1-13

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    This is an odd one!  Indeed, the parable in Luke 16 surely counts as the oddest of all Jesus’ parables.  This is not even a close call!  You can read the whole thing once, twice, three times… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Jeremiah 8:18-9:1

    Author: Stan Mast

    By now your congregation is probably getting tired of sermons on Jeremiah.  Truth be told, you may be as well.  I mean, it’s just one message of darkness after another, sorrow upon sorrow with no hope.  Why… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 113

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    In Robert Duvall’s film, The Apostle, we see a vignette of what could be described as a very “in your face” style of praise.  The revival worship services of a certain stripe of Deep South fundamentalism are… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    1 Timothy 2:1-7

    Author: Chelsey Harmon

    Concerned about the divisions, the dissension from doctrine, and the deplorable way their inner congregational conflict looked to nonbelievers, Paul left Timothy in Ephesus to try to make things better in the church. Back in chapter 1… More...

  • En Español

    I Pedro 2.11-17

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    En atención al Señor, presten acatamiento a toda autoridad humana, ya sea al jefe del Estado en su calidad de soberano, y a los gobernantes puestos por Dios para castigar a los malhechores y premiar a quienes… More...