"The Apostles looking up to Heaven," St. Mary de Castro, Leicester. Image by Lawrence OP via Flickr licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
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Sign up today for five Narrative Lectionary study webcasts. The first session on Sept.-Nov. texts is available June 9, 2017.
Seventh Sunday of Easter
John 17:1-11 Commentary
by Karoline Lewis
Most of you preachers out there already know this, but it never hurts to be reminded of a perhaps well-known fact because maybe this time around it will mean and preach something different.
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Acts 1:6-14 Commentary
by Mikeal C. Parsons
Falling forty days after Easter, Ascension Day has never held that important a place in the Church Calendar.
Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35 Commentary
by J. Clinton McCann
While Psalm 68 is fraught with interpretive difficulties -- several one-of-a-kind words, obscure allusions, unknown geographical locations, and a less-than-clear structure -- its general character and movement ...
1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11 Commentary
by James Boyce
The “living hope” that belongs to the good news of Christ’s resurrection even in the midst of persecution and suffering that marked the theme of last Sunday’s reading from the opening ...
Jesus' Prayer and Ours
by David Lose
June 01, 2014
Dear Working Preacher,
It’s time to talk about prayer. Not so much between you and me. I’m relatively confident you know what you’re doing. But with our people. ...
Sermon Brainwave #357 - Seventh Sunday of Easter
Discussion on texts for the Seventh Sunday of Easter (June 1, 2014): (Gospel) John 17:1-11; (1st Reading) Acts 1:6-14; Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35; (2nd Reading) 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11.