The Visit of the Three Angels, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn.
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Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 10:38-42 Commentary
by Mikeal C. Parsons
The design and structure of Luke's story about Jesus' visit in the home of Mary and Martha (Luke 10:38-42) is straightforward, and it is told in a linear fashion.
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Genesis 18:1-10a Commentary
by Samuel Giere
Genesis 18 occupies the place of the First Lesson for the next two weeks.
Amos 8:1-12 Commentary
by J. Blake Couey
The week’s reading from Amos contains two different units: a prose vision report in Amos 8:1-3 and a poetic announcement of judgment in Amos 8:4-12.
Psalm 15 Commentary
by J. Clinton McCann
Psalm 15 is usually categorized as an entrance liturgy.
Colossians 1:15-28 Commentary
by Brian J. Walsh
Paul begins this epistle with a typical salutation, identifying first the author and then the community to whom the letter is addressed: “To the saints and faithful brothers and sisters in Christ ...
by Karoline Lewis
July 17, 2016
Martha, Martha, Martha.
If you grew up when I did, you got that reference. Marcia, Marcia, Marcia -- of Brady Bunch fame. The oldest sibling of three daughters. The one who always ...
SB492 - Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 16)
Discussion on texts for Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 16) (July 17, 2016): (Gospel) Luke 10:38-42; (First Reading) Genesis 18:1-10a; (Alternate First Reading)
Amos 8:1-12; Psalm 15; (Second Reading) Colossians 1:15-28.