Lord, that I might see!, sculpture in Matyas Church, Budapest, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source.
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The Sermon Brainwave and Narrative Lectionary podcasts for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday are now posted. Blessings as you prepare to preach through Holy Week.
Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 10:46-52 Commentary
by Mark G. Vitalis Hoffman
This account of the healing of Bartimaeus concludes a central section in the Gospel of Mark that began in 8:22 with the healing of another blind man and is followed in 11:1 by the entry into Jerusalem. ...
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Jeremiah 31:7-9 Commentary
by Anathea Portier-Young
Jeremiah’s oracle promises salvation for the scattered remnant of Israel, return from exile, and joyful homecoming.
Job 42:1-6, 10-17 Commentary
by Karla Suomala
What can Job possibly say to God after hearing God finally speak?
Psalm 126 Commentary
by Matthew Stith
Psalm 126 is among the relatively small number of psalms for which historical context is both fairly certain and highly useful for interpretation.
Hebrews 7:23-28 Commentary
by Amy L.B. Peeler
The author of Hebrews has a tendency to circle back around to content he has discussed before, but I find his manner neither repetitive nor laborious.
No More Silence
by Karoline Lewis
October 25, 2015
“Many sternly ordered him to be quiet, but he cried out even more loudly.” Thank God. Literally. Bartimaeus won’t be told to shut up. Good for him. I like this ...
SB442 - Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 30)
Discussion on texts for Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 30; Oct. 25, 2015): (Gospel) Mark 10:46-52; (First Reading) Jeremiah 31:7-9; (Semicontinuous First Reading) Job 42:1-6, 10-17; Psalm 126; (Second Reading) Hebrews 7:23-28.