Second Sunday After Pentecost

2nd Sunday after Pentecost June 16th, 2019 Gospel: Luke 7:1-10 Epistle: Galatians 1:1-12 Lesson: 1 Kings 8:22-24, 27-29, 41-43 Psalm: Psalm 96:1-9 CLB Commentary: Pastor Ken Narvesen Pericope Commentary on Luke 7:1—10 Subordinate Issue #1: Parallel texts Bul in his...

First Sunday After Pentecost

First Sunday after Pentecost June 16th, 2019 Gospel: John 8:48-59 Epistle: Acts 2:14a, 22-36 Lesson: Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 Psalm: Psalm 8 CLB Commentary by Pastor Gary Witkop John 8:48 – 59 Sometimes from the pulpit you explain life as a Christian, sometimes you get...

The Day of Pentecost

The Day of Pentecost June 9th, 2019 Gospel: John 14:23-31 Epistle: Acts 2:1-21 Lesson: Genesis 11:1-9 Psalm: Psalm 143 CLB Commentary by Dr. Gaylan Mathiesen John 14:23-31 Love’s Eternal Fruit The deep and loving fellowship that the believer has with God through...

Seventh Sunday of Easter

Seventh Sunday of Easter (Series C) June 2nd, 2019 Gospel: John 17:20-26 Epistle: Revelation 22:1-6 (7-11) Lesson: Acts 1:12-26 Psalm: Psalm 133 CLB Commentary – Rev. Gary Witkop The end of the High Priestly Prayer of Jesus is where these verses are found. That shows...

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Sixth Sunday of Easter (Series C) May 26th, 2019 Gospel: John 16:23-33 (Or John 5:1-9) Epistle: Revelation 21:9-14, 21-27 Lesson: Acts 16:9-15 Psalm: Psalm 67 CLB Commentary – Rev. Dale Hanson It is good to include all the scripture lessons for the day into the...

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Fifth Sunday of Easter (Series C) May 19th, 2019 Gospel: John 13:31-35 Epistle: Revelation 21:1-7 Lesson: Acts 11:1-18 Psalm: Psalm 148 CLB Commentary – Dr. Eugene Boe This text brings us back to the farewell discourses of Jesus where in private he teaches his...