Fourth Sunday After Pentecost

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost July 7th, 2019 Gospel: Luke 7:36-8:3 Epistle: Galatians 2:15-21; 3:10-14 Lesson: 2 Samuel 11:16-12:10, 13-14 Psalm: Psalm 32:1-7 CLB Commentary by Pastor Bill Helland 4th Sunday after Pentecost Luke 7:36-8:3 This text provides us the...

Third Sunday After Pentecost

Third Sunday after Pentecost (Series C) June 23rd, 2019 Gospel: Luke 7:11-17 Epistle: Galatians 1:11-24 Lesson: 1 Kings 17:17-24 Psalm: Psalm 30 CLB Commentary – Dr. Gaylan Mathiesen Picture the scene—it’s a hot day in northern Galilee, the sun glaring overhead as a...

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...