Second Reading

painting of Lazarus raised from the dead by Jesus in front of His disciples
Commentary on Romans 8:6-11

After a one-week break, the Fifth Sunday in Lent returns to the book of Romans. [...]

aerial view of a well filled to the brim with water
Commentary on Romans 5:1-11

The epistle lesson for the Third Sunday in Lent continues in Romans. It may seem [...]

three loaves of bread stacked
Commentary on Romans 5:12-19

Romans 5:12-21 is a fitting place to start in Lent. Paul reflects on the problem [...]

Commentary on 2 Corinthians 5:20b—6:10

Commentary is forthcoming for this text.

sun shining on a valley
Commentary on 2 Peter 1:16-21

The primary question 2 Peter wants to address appears later in the letter: “Where is [...]

Couple hands during sunset
Commentary on 1 Corinthians 3:1-9

Local church division is a recurring theme in the Corinthian [...]

puddle of wet snow and salts reflecting bright light
Commentary on 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 [13-16]

Throughout the first chapter of 1 Corinthians, Paul is addressing [...]

Children smiling and making peace signs with their hands.
Commentary on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31

It seems that especially since the explosion of the online [...]

Brilliant star in night sky with streaks of light emerging
Commentary on 1 Corinthians 1:10-18

Perhaps this is one of the greatest understatements in all [...]

lamb in green field
Commentary on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9

If preachers follow the Revised Common Lectionary religiously, they will [...]