Revised Common Lectionary

Dove flying in front of puffy clouds
Commentary on Acts 10:34-43

In Acts 10:34–43, Peter shares the good news of what God has done in Jesus [...]

Painting of three magi meeting Christ child
Commentary on Matthew 2:1-12

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

Painting of three magi meeting Christ child
Commentary on Isaiah 60:1-6

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

Painting of three magi meeting Christ child
Commentary on Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14

The Greek meaning of “epiphany” means to reveal or uncover.1 [...]

Painting of three magi meeting Christ child
Commentary on Ephesians 3:1-12

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

Joseph and Mary walking in front of pyramid in Egypt
Commentary on Matthew 2:13-23

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

Joseph and Mary walking in front of pyramid in Egypt
Commentary on Isaiah 63:7-9

“It was no messenger or angel but his presence that saved them.”1 Isaiah seeks to [...]

Joseph and Mary walking in front of pyramid in Egypt
Commentary on Psalm 148

Commentary is forthcoming for this text.

Joseph and Mary walking in front of pyramid in Egypt
Commentary on Hebrews 2:10-18

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

Jesus mural with man looking up at it.
Commentary on Luke 2:15-21

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