Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

11th Sunday after Pentecost August 8th, 2021 Gospel: John 6:24-35 Epistle: Ephesians 4:17-24 Lesson: Exodus 16:2-15 Psalm: Psalm 78:23-29 CLB Commentary – Dr. Richard Erickson (Originally published in 2012) Because it is so important to read a text in its literary and...

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

10th Sunday after Pentecost August 1st, 2021 Gospel: John 6:1-15 Epistle: Ephesians 4:1-7, 11-16 Lesson: Exodus 24:3-11 Psalm: Psalm 145 CLB Commentary – Rev. David Rinden (Originally published in 2012) The account of Jesus feeding the 5000 appears in all four...

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

9th Sunday after Pentecost July 25th, 2021 Gospel: Mark 6:30-34 Epistle: Ephesians 2:13-22 Lesson: Jeremiah 23:1-6 Psalm: Psalm 23 CLB Commentary – Dr. David Veum (Originally published in 2012) Jesus invites his dog-tired disciples to come to a quiet place and rest....

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

8th Sunday after Pentecost July 18th, 2021 Gospel: Mark 6:7-13 Epistle: Ephesians 1:3-14 Lesson: Amos 7:10-15 Psalm: Psalm 85:8-13 CLB Commentary – Rev. Gary Witkop (Originally published in 2012) This story of the life and work of Jesus and His disciples shows us the...

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

7th Sunday after Pentecost (Series B) July 15th, 2021 Gospel: Mark 6:1-6 Epistle: 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Lesson: Ezekiel 2:1-5 Psalm: Psalm 143:1-2, 5-8 CLB Commentary – Rev. Dale Hanson (Originally published in 2012) This text has a number of different and interesting...

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

6th Sunday after Pentecost (Series B) July 4th, 2021 Gospel: Mark 5:21-24b, 35-43 Epistle: 2 Corinthians 8:1-9, 13-14 Lesson: Lamentations 3:22-33 Psalm: Psalm 30 CLB Commentary – Dr. Eugene Boe (Originally published in 2012) Jairus, a leading person in the synagogue,...