Narrative Lectionary

The Miracle at Cana
Commentary on John 2:1-11

The first disciples have been gathered in the previous narrative and Jesus has announced that [...]

John 1:29
Commentary on John 1:35-51

In the previous week’s Gospel, we heard the story of how John the Baptist comes [...]

Commentary on John 1:19-34

Like the Gospels of Matthew and Mark, John does not provide any information about Jesus’ [...]

The birth of Jesus with shepherds
Commentary on Luke 2:8-20

Luke 2:1–14, the Narrative Lectionary’s reading for Christmas Eve, presents the birth of a child [...]

You will find a child
Commentary on Luke 2:1-14 [15-20]

Luke 2:1–20 is the classic Christmas Story. It is part [...]

christmas stars on street
Commentary on John 1:1-18

The Prologue of the Gospel of John is one of the best-known passages in the [...]

Commentary on Isaiah 55:1-13

Commentary is forthcoming for this text. PRAYER OF THE DAY God of restoration, Save us [...]

Commentary on Ezekiel 37:1-14

This week’s passage is another one of Ezekiel’s whirlwind visions and ecstasy type encounters. This [...]

Commentary on Jeremiah 29:1, 4-14

Would Jeremiah have made it onto as many coffee mugs, [...]

Commentary on Isaiah 9:1-7

I often come away from reading Isaiah with a particular experience. I encounter magnificent poetry, [...]