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Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Holy Cross Sunday
John 3:13-17 Commentary
by Angela Zimmann
After the bell rang to end the busy school day, a group of elementary students met weekly for “Good News Club”: sugar cookies, fruit punch, songs with funny arm motions, and flannel-graph Bible ...
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Numbers 21:4b-9 Commentary
by Elizabeth Webb
The text for today doesn't seem like altogether good news.1
Psalm 78:1-2, 34-38 Commentary
by LarsOlov Eriksson
Psalm 78 is the second longest psalm in the Psalter; only psalm 119 is longer.
1 Corinthians 1:18-24 Commentary
by Mary Hinkle Shore
The reading begins with a reference to “the message of the cross” (NRSV) or the “word of the cross” (RSV).1
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Sermon Brainwave #373 - Holy Cross Sunday
September 14, 2014
Discussion on texts for Holy Cross Sunday (Sept. 14, 2014): (Gospel) John 3:13-17; (1st Reading) Numbers 21:4b-9; Psalm 78:1-2, 34-38; (2nd Reading) 1 Corinthians 1:18-24.