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...

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Fourth Sunday of Easter (Series C) May 12th, 2019 Gospel: John 10:22-30 Epistle: Revelation 7:9-11 Lesson: Acts 20:17-35 Psalm: Psalm 23 CLB Commentary – Rev. Omar Gjerness Preachers often take on part of a suggested text and preach on it. This can easily be done with...

Third Sunday of Easter

Third Sunday of Easter May 5, 2019 Gospel: John 21:1-14 (15-19) Epistle: Rev 5:(1-7) 8-14 Lesson: Acts 9:1-22 Psalm: Psalm 30 CLB Commentary by Pastor David Rinden Some observations: 1. Note that this Sunday is called “Third Sunday of Easter,” not “Third Sunday after...

Second Sunday of Easter

Second Sunday of Easter April 28, 2019 Gospel: John 20:19-31 Epistle: Rev 1:4-18 Lesson: Acts 5:12-20 (21-32) Psalm: Psalm 148 CLB Commentary by Pastor Bill Helland There are so many directions a preacher can go with this text. Verse 23 alone could be a sermon about...

Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday April 21, 2019 Gospel: Luke 24:1-12 Epistle: 1 Cor 15:19-26 Lesson: Isaiah 65:17-25 Psalm: Psalm 16 CLB Commentary: Dr. David Veum Luke 24:1-12 The familiarity of Christmas and Easter texts can present a real challenge for preachers. How do we preach on...