Second Sunday in Lent

Second Sunday in Lent February 28th, 2020 Gospel: Mark 8:27-38 Epistle: Romans 5:1-11 Lesson: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 Psalm: Psalm 22:23-31 CLB Commentary on the Gospel Text by Dr. David Veum (originally published in 2012) Mark has placed at the center of his narrative...

First Sunday in Lent

First Sunday in Lent February 21st, 2021 Gospel: Mark 1:9-15 Epistle: James 1:12-18 Lesson: Genesis 22:1-18 Psalm: Psalm 25:1-10 CLB Commentary on the Gospel Text by Rev Dale Hanson (originally published in 2012)   As we enter the Lenten season; recognize that...

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

5th Sunday After Epiphany February 7th, 2021 Gospel: Mark 1:29-39 Epistle: 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 Lesson: Job 7:1-7 Psalm: Psalm 147:1-13 CLB Commentary on the Gospel Text by Rev. Omar Gjerness (originally published in 2012) The main thrust of this text has to do with...

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

4th Sunday After Epiphany January 31st, 2021 Gospel: Mark 1:21-28 Epistle: 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Lesson: Deuteronomy 18:15-20 Psalm: Psalm 1 CLB Commentary on the Gospel Text by Rev. Gary Witkop (originally published in 2012) Star Trek opened with a line that said the...

Third Sunday after Epiphany

3rd Sunday After Epiphany January 24th, 2021 Gospel: Mark 1:14-20 Epistle: 1 Corinthians 7:29-31 Lesson: Jonah 3:1-5, 10 Psalm: Psalm 62:6-14 CLB Commentary on the Gospel Text by Rev. Matt Richard (originally published in 2012) Mark 1:14 begins Act One of Mark’s...