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Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Commentary
by Holly Hearon
Last week’s text, the parable of the sower, focused on the yield produced by the seed that fell on good soil.
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Genesis 28:10-19a Commentary
by Esther M. Menn
Jacob’s surprising encounter with God at Bethel leads to reflection about where we as individuals and as congregations meet God unexpectedly on life’s journey.1
Psalm 86:11-17 Commentary
by Walter C. Bouzard
No small amount of ink has been spilled trying to sort out the structure of this prayer song of the individual.1
Romans 8:12-25 Commentary
by Mary Hinkle Shore
In Greek, even more than in English, the word for "flesh" (sarx) points to something different from that to which the word for "body" (soma) points.1
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