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Third Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 10:24-39 Commentary
by Stanley Saunders
Fear. Is there any more pervasive or powerful motivating force in human experience?1
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Jeremiah 20:7-13 Commentary
by Charles L. Aaron, Jr.
If three people say something affirming to us in a day, but one person chews us out, the chewing out will stick with us.
Genesis 21:8-21 Commentary
by Amanda Benckhuysen
For some time now, I have wondered why the editors of Genesis give Hagar and Ishmael so much press among the stories of Abraham and Sarah.
Psalm 69:7-10, [11-15], 16-18 Commentary
by Paul K.-K. Cho
In Psalm 69, a servant of God (69:17) suffers for no fault of his own, but rather for his devotion to God (69:9).1
Romans 6:1b-11 Commentary
by Israel Kamudzandu
The letter to Romans is a Pauline manual for Christians who wrestle with the human condition being vulnerable to the pressures of this world.1
Do Not Be Afraid
by Karoline Lewis
June 21, 2020
“Racism is not getting worse, it’s getting filmed,” said Will Smith in August 2016.
Who could have imagined how true these prophetic words would become? Things ...
Brainwave 730: Third Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 12A)
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, Joy J. Moore, and Matt Skinner for a conversation on the Revised Common Lectionary texts for June 21, 2020 (Third Sunday after Pentecost - Ordinary 12A). Recorded via Zoom on June 4, 2020, for Working Preacher. Watch video version at https://youtu.be/kchjMRpBwNg