"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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Get ready for Narrative Lectionary Year 4 (Gospel of John). Walk through major themes for fall and spring and gain practical planning resources.
Seventh Sunday of Easter
John 17:1-11 Commentary
by Samuel Cruz
The Gospel of John depicts a very “sinful, evil, world,” a system of human governance that moved contrary to the values of God and his Kingdom.
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Acts 1:6-14 Commentary
by Sarah Hinlicky Wilson
This is a funny sort of episode to kick off a book all about mission.
Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35 Commentary
by Joel LeMon
When God shows up, everything changes.
1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11 Commentary
by Jeannine K. Brown
When suffering happens to religious people, it is not uncommon to hear the refrain, “Why is God punishing me?”
The Power of Prayer
by Karoline Lewis
May 28, 2017
How quickly do we pass over the prayers of Jesus and choose the commands of Jesus so as to construct our Christological portraits as well as what we think Jesus wants us to believe ...
SB542 - Seventh Sunday of Easter
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Seventh Sunday of Easter (May 28, 2017): (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. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.