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Third Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 3:20-35 Commentary
by Matt Skinner
Jesus generates a lot of worry in this passage. But I suppose he always has.
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Genesis 3:8-15 Commentary
by Vanessa Lovelace
At first glance the lectionary readings for the third Sunday after Pentecost in Year B appear disparate in their foci.
1 Samuel 8:4-11 [12-15] 16-20 [11:14-15] Commentary
by Alphonetta Wines
God called Abraham to start a new community. Years later, God called Moses to free that community from enslavement.
Psalm 130 Commentary
by Mark Throntveit
Psalm 130, best known by its Latin incipit De Profundis, "Out of the Depths," has inspired church musicians for centuries, usually in the context of a Requiem Mass.1
2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 Commentary
by Lois Malcolm
Paul depicts the life of faith in the Messiah in the starkest of terms.
Out of Our Minds
by Karoline Lewis
June 10, 2018
“Out of his mind.” That seems about right when it comes to perceptions of what we believe, whom we follow, and how we live as Christians. Accusations such as this make ...
SB609 - Third Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 10)
Discussion on texts for Third Sunday after Pentecost (June 10, 2018): (Gospel) Mark 3:20-35; (First Reading) Genesis 3:8-15; (Semi-continuous First Reading) 1 Samuel 8:4-11 [12-15] 16-20 [11:14-15]; Psalm 130; (Second Reading) 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.