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,...

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

5th Sunday after Pentecost (Series B) June 27th, 2021 Gospel: Mark 4:35-41 Epistle: 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 Lesson: Job 38:1-11 Psalm: Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32 CLB Commentary – Rev. Omar Gjerness (Originally published in 2012) You can approach this text by dealing with the...

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

4th Sunday after Pentecost (Series B) June 20th, 2021 Gospel: Mark 4:26-34 Epistle: 2 Corinthians 5:1-10 (11-17) Lesson: Ezekiel 17:22-24 Psalm: Psalm 92:1-5 (6-10), 11-14 CLB Commentary – Rev. Gary Witkop (originally published in 2012) These two parables start off...

Third Sunday after Pentecost

3rd Sunday after Pentecost (Series B) June 13th, 2021 Gospel: Mark 3:20-35 Epistle: 2 Corinthians 4:13-18 Lesson: Ezekiel 17:22-24 Psalm: Psalm 61:1-5, 8 CLB Commentary – Rev. Matt Richard (originally published in 2012) In the Gospel of Mark one of the themes is that...

Second Sunday after Pentecost

2nd Sunday after Pentecost (Series B) June 6th, 2021 Gospel: Mark 3:20-35 [2:23-38] Epistle: 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 [4:5-12] Lesson: Genesis 3:8-15 [Deuteronomy 5:12-15] Psalm: Psalm 130 [Psalm 81:1-10] CLB Commentary – Rev. Bill Helland (originally published in 2012)...

First Sunday after Pentecost

1st Sunday after Pentecost (Series B) May 30th, 2021 Gospel: John 3:1-17 Epistle: Acts 2:14a, 22-36 [Romans 8:14-17] Lesson: Isaiah 6:1-8 [Genesis 1:1-2:3 / Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40] Psalm: Psalm 29 [Psalm 149] CLB Commentary – Dr. Gaylan Mathiesen (originally...