Tanner, Henry Ossawa. Disciples See Christ Walking on the Water, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source: Wikimedia.
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Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 14:22-33 Commentary
by Mitzi J. Smith
It is among the masses in Galilee that Jesus commences his healing and teaching ministry.
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1 Kings 19:9-18 Commentary
by Michael L. Ruffin
This text may pose the same problem for you that it poses for me.
Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28 Commentary
by Beth L. Tanner
This reading could be titled “The Pinnacle of Sibling Rivalry.”
Psalm 85:8-13 Commentary
by Charles L. Aaron, Jr.
Sometimes we just want to grab the hatchet out of the Lectionary Committee’s hands!
Romans 10:5-15 Commentary
by Frank L. Crouch
This passage appears in the middle of Romans 9-11.
That Sinking Feeling
by Matt Skinner
August 13, 2017
I hope we can all agree that it’s misguided to take Matthew’s story about Peter walking on the water and turn it into a sappy morality tale about overcoming the stress ...
SB553 - Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 19)
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (Aug. 13, 2017): (Gospel) Matthew 14:22-33; (1st Reading) 1 Kings 19:9-18; (Semi-continuous 1st Reading) Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28; Psalm 85:8-13; (2nd Reading) Romans 10:5-15. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.