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Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 23:1-12 Commentary
by Susan Hylen
Most of us do not expect to hear Jesus say this: “The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat; therefore, do whatever they teach you and follow it!” (Matthew 23:2-3)
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Micah 3:5-12 Commentary
by Margaret Odell
Lectionary texts are like photographs: when they are cropped and framed in certain ways, our attention is drawn to some features and not others.
Joshua 3:7-17 Commentary
by Dennis Olson
It’s not surprising that a new, young leader like Joshua would feel anxious or inadequate.
1 Thessalonians 2:9-13 Commentary
by Jane Patterson
In my experience, it is rare to hear a preacher on a Sunday morning who is willing to tackle an Epistle of Paul.
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