Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost

16th Sunday After Pentecost (Series B) September 9, 2018 Gospel: Mark 7:(24-30) 31-37 Epistle: James 2:1-10, 14-18 Lesson: Is. 35:4-7a Psalm: Psalm 146 CLB Commentary: Pastor Bill Helland Mark 7:(24-30) 31-37 This text contains two separate accounts of miracles Jesus...

Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost

15th Sunday After Pentecost (Series B) September 2, 2018 Gospel: Mark 7:14-23 Epistle: Eph. 6:10-20 Lesson: Deut. 4:1-2, 6-9 Psalm: Psalm 119:129-136 CLB Commentary: Pastor Bruce Hillman Text: Mark 7:14-23 OUTLINE OF COMMENTARY: A. CONTEXT OF PASSAGE B. MAIN POINT C....

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

14th Sunday After Pentecost (Series B) August 26, 2018 Gospel: Mark 7:1-13 Epistle: Eph. 5:22-33 Lesson: Is. 29:11-19 Psalm: Psalm 14 CLB Commentary: Dr. Gene Boe Mark 7:1-13 This event of confrontation between Jesus and Pharisees takes place in the area of the...

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

13th Sunday After Pentecost (Series B) August 19, 2018 Gospel: John 6:51-69 Epistle: Eph 5:6-21 Lesson: Prov 9:1-10 or Josh 24:1-2a, 14-18 Psalm: Psalm 34:12-22 CLB Commentary: Rev. Ken Narvesen As I see it, there are two major exegetical/preaching challenges in this...

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

12th Sunday After Pentecost (Series B) August 12, 2018 Gospel: John 6:35-51 Epistle: Eph 4:17-5:2 Lesson: 1 Kings 19:1-8 Psalm: Psalm 34:1-8 CLB Commentary: Rev. Ed Nugent Key words and phrases – ἄρτος – bread/loaf; 21 of 24 uses in the Gospel of John occur in John 6....

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

11th Sunday After Pentecost (Series B) August 5, 2018 Gospel: John 6:22-35 Epistle: Eph 4:1-16 Lesson: Ex 16:2-15 Psalm: Psalm 145:10-21 CLB Commentary: Rev. David Rinden There is no doubt that the people, and the disciples, were awed by the signs and teaching of...