Narrative Lectionary

Man contemplating diverging pathways
Commentary on 1 Peter 1:3-23

Series Overview First Peter is a letter of encouragement and strategy. Most readers miss the [...]

Man contemplating diverging pathways
Commentary on 1 Peter 2:1–9, 19–25

Week 2 (July 17, 2022) Preaching text: 1 Peter 2:1–9, [...]

Luke 6:23
Commentary on Acts 2:1-21; Philippians 4:4-7

The Tongues of Fire story in Acts paints a very [...]

John 13:5
Commentary on Philippians 2:1-13

There are likely five or six sermons in this one [...]

walking labyrinth by ocean
Commentary on Philippians 1:1-18a

How do we as preachers write with and for our [...]

St. Paul preaching in Athens
Commentary on Acts 17:16-31

We love the tale of the great preacher, who connects all the dots, explains mysteries [...]

Woman before the Rising Sun
Commentary on Acts 16:16-34

“It’s not all about you” is a phrase used to de-center someone’s narrative. In today’s [...]

Light streaming down
Commentary on Acts 9:1-19a

This story is such a powerful part of the spread of the Good News that [...]

Matthew 27:11
Commentary on John 12:12-27; 19:16b-22

Context and intertext These verses in John 19 continue to [...]

Romans 6:8
Commentary on John 19:23-30

As the moment of Jesus’ death approaches in this short passage, we find two notes [...]