Backhuysen, Ludolf. Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source.
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Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 4:35-41 Commentary
by James Boyce
“On that day.” The phrase is so brief the reader could almost ignore it.
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Job 38:1-11 Commentary
by Walter C. Bouzard
God’s speech from the whirlwind to Job has been a long time coming.
1 Samuel 17:[1a, 4-11, 19-23] 32-49 Commentary
by Roger Nam
Since its inception, people have cherished David and Goliath as one of the most favored stories of all time.
Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32 Commentary
by Scott Shauf
Psalm 107 is a psalm of thanksgiving, extolling God for delivering God’s people from a variety of troubles.
2 Corinthians 6:1-13 Commentary
by Lois Malcolm
This passage comes right after Paul’s majestic statements about the ministry and message of God’s reconciliation of the entire world through Christ (2 Corinthians 5:14-21).
The Other Side
by Karoline Lewis
June 21, 2015
Sometimes it’s just a boat.
You know what I mean. There is no end to sermons on this story that allegorize the boat, and, for that matter, everything else in this sea passage ...
SB423 - Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 12)
Discussion on texts for Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 12; June 21, 2015): (Gospel) Mark 4:35-41; (First Reading) Job 38:1-11; (Semicontinuous First Reading) 1 Samuel 17:[1a, 4-11, 19-23] 32-49; Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32; (Second Reading) 2 Corinthians 6:1-13.