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Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Mark 1:29-39 Commentary
by Matt Skinner
This passage continues the one assigned for last week.
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Isaiah 40:21-31 Commentary
by Christopher B. Hays
With its themes of comfort for the people and the transience of human powers by contrast with the enduring nature of God, Isaiah 40:21-31 is some of the most beautiful poetry in the Bible.
Psalm 147:1-11, 20c Commentary
by Shauna Hannan
"Praise the Lord.” What more is there to say? “Praise the Lord.” Period.
1 Corinthians 9:16-23 Commentary
by Frank L. Crouch
In 1 Corinthians, Paul undertakes to address a series of church conflicts, theological debates, and disputes over community practices.
On Being Restored to Yourself
by Karoline Lewis
February 08, 2015
Full disclosure. I do not like hockey, I really, really don’t. This coming from a Minnesota resident whose 13-year-old son is a big-time hockey player. My reason? I am a native ...
SB400 - Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Discussion on texts for the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany (Feb. 8, 2015): (Gospel) Mark 1:29-39; (1st Reading) Isaiah 40:21-31; Psalm 147:1-11, 20c; (2nd Reading) 1 Corinthians 9:16-23.