Storm Over Lake Otsego, by John Steuart Curry, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source: http://www.mfa.org/.
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Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 10:35-45 Commentary
by Mark G. Vitalis Hoffman
The lectionary has been running consecutively through Mark 9 and 10 the past four weeks, but it skips 10:32-34 just before today’s lesson.
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Isaiah 53:4-12 Commentary
by Patricia Tull
Whereas discussion of Israel’s role as God’s servant is one of several key themes in Isaiah 40-48, a new pattern emerges with chapter 49.
Job 38:1-7 [34-41] Commentary
by Karla Suomala
Finally and dramatically, God responds to Job from a whirlwind.
Psalm 91:9-16 Commentary
by Matthew Stith
It is not surprising that Psalm 91 is often read, frequently set to music, and much-loved.
Hebrews 5:1-10 Commentary
by Amy L.B. Peeler
Hebrews 5:1 seems like one of those places where the chapter division might not be quite right.
The Ability of Ableness
by Karoline Lewis
October 18, 2015
"We are able." Wow. We are so certain, aren’t we? We think we are capable of so much. We really do. And why? What is it about us that we locate our ableness in our own efforts? ...
SB440 - Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 29)
Discussion on texts for Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 29; Oct. 18, 2015): (Gospel) Mark 10:35-45; (First Reading) Isaiah 53:4-12; (Semicontinuous First Reading) Job 38:1-7 [34-41]; Psalm 91:9-16; (Second Reading) Hebrews 5:1-10.