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Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 21:5-19 Commentary
by Gilberto Ruiz
Whenever a disaster strikes, it doesn’t take long for some prominent Christians to blame it on the secularization or moral permissiveness of society.
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Malachi 4:1-2a Commentary
by James Limburg
Most of the people sitting in the pews would have no trouble naming Genesis as the first book of the Bible.
Isaiah 65:17-25 Commentary
by Walter C. Bouzard
If it seems to you that the passage from Isaiah has cropped up recently, you are correct.
Psalm 98 Commentary
by Paul O. Myhre
Psalm 98 invites hearers and readers into a new frame of reflection about the activity of God.
2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 Commentary
by Frank L. Crouch
We will explore two key ideas expressed in this passage:
Saying What We See
by Karoline Lewis
November 13, 2016
Reading Jesus’ words knowing that they could be the basis of a sermon the Sunday after Election Day in the United States gives me pause. The results of November 8 might very ...
SB510 - Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 33)
Discussion on texts for Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 33) (Nov. 13, 2016): (Gospel) Luke 21:5-19; (First Reading) Malachi 4:1-2a; (Alternate First Reading)
Isaiah 65:17-25; Psalm 98; (Second Reading) 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13.