Revised Common Lectionary

Commentary on Matthew 2:1-12

The Greek word epithaneia (epiphany) means manifestation. This festival commemorates the visit of the magi [...]

Commentary on Isaiah 60:1-6

Isaiah 60:1-6 commences with two imperatives, “arise” and “shine,” directed to the City of Zion [...]

Commentary on Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14

Commentary is forthcoming for this text.

Commentary on Ephesians 3:1-12

Imagine your pastor starting a sermon with this headline: “When [...]

Commentary on Matthew 2:13-23

The text for today displays a tension between two extremes. On the one hand, Herod’s [...]

Commentary on Isaiah 63:7-9

Commentary is forthcoming for this text.

Commentary on Psalm 148

Commentary is forthcoming for this text.

Commentary on Hebrews 2:10-18

Much of our reflection about Christmas focuses on the who and the what. We ponder [...]

Commentary on Luke 2:15-21

By the time we arrive at the Festival of the Name of Jesus on January [...]

Commentary on Numbers 6:22-27

Commentary is forthcoming for this text.