CLB Commentaries

Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost

  Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Series A) October 15th, 2017 Gospel: Matthew 22:1-14 Epistle: Philippians 4:4-13 Lesson: Isaiah 25:6-9 Psalm: Psalm 23 CLB Commentary – Dr. David Veum The Context: In Matthew 21:23ff the Pharisees questioned the authority of Jesus. They refused to answer his question about the source of John the Baptist’s ministry. He

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Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost

  Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Series A) September 17th, 2017 Gospel: Matthew 18:21-35 Epistle: Romans 14:1-12 Lesson: Genesis 50:15-21 Psalm: Psalm 103:1-12 CLB Commentary – Rev. Ken Narvesen The major exegetical issue to solve regarding this text is to understand its relationship to the preceding verses. Among the commentators on this passage we find two very different

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