Second Reading

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Commentary on Colossians 1:11-20

This is a tough passage to unravel. Like most of [...]

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Commentary on 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13

In this short passage at the conclusion of 2 Thessalonians, [...]

Matthew 5:4
Commentary on Ephesians 1:11-23

It is probably best to break the reading from Ephesians [...]

Psalm 17:5 - Hikers walking on rocky trail
Commentary on 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17

In 2 Thessalonians 2:1-2 Paul (let us call the author [...]

Luke 19:4
Commentary on 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12

Most will know that scholars dispute Paul’s authorship of 2 [...]

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Commentary on Romans 3:19-28

When the Gospel and faith in God, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit are lived [...]

Man on floor praying fervently
Commentary on 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18

Although there are many approaches to this text, let us [...]

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Commentary on 2 Timothy 3:14—4:5

Once again in these verse from chapters three and four [...]

Man with hands outstretched in a field
Commentary on 2 Timothy 2:8-15

This reading from 2 Timothy comes to us in a [...]

Chef with apron in kitchen
Commentary on 2 Timothy 1:1-14

While in 1 Timothy Paul appears as a free man, [...]