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Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 10:17-31 Commentary
by Mark G. Vitalis Hoffman
This lesson includes two stories connected by the theme of the real cost -- including a financial one -- of becoming a disciple of Jesus.
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Amos 5:6-7, 10-15 Commentary
by Steed Davidson
Integrating life and liturgy has been a practice for Christian churches.
Job 23:1-9, 16-17 Commentary
by Karla Suomala
Most of the Book of Job is fly-over territory.
Psalm 90:12-17 Commentary
by Matthew Stith
If, on occasion, the Revised Common Lectionary may be said to do the interpreter no favors in its delineation of the boundaries of a text, the reading before us from Psalm 90 surely presents such an occasion. ...
Hebrews 4:12-16 Commentary
by Amy L.B. Peeler
The Epistle to the Hebrews is often a study in contrasts, and Hebrews 4:12-16 is no exception.
The Thing You Lack
by Karoline Lewis
October 11, 2015
"You lack one thing.” Ouch. I fear I lack much more than one thing, do you?
But what does this fellow lack, exactly? Of course, there’s all kinds of irony here, because ...
SB439 - Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 28)
Discussion on texts for Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 28; Oct. 11, 2015): (Gospel) Mark 10:17-31; (First Reading) Amos 5:6-7, 10-15; (Semicontinuous First Reading) Job 23:1-9, 16-17; Psalm 90:12-17; (Second Reading) Hebrews 4:12-16.