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...

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

10th Sunday After Pentecost (Series B) July 29, 2018 Gospel: Mark 6:45-56 Epistle: Eph 3:14-21 Lesson: Gen 9:8-17 Psalm: Psalm 136:1-9 CLB Commentary: Rev. Bill Helland I read something recently where the author was reflecting on the popular phrase; “God will never...

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

9th Sunday After Pentecost (Series B) July 22, 2018 Gospel: Mark 6:30-44 Epistle: Eph 2:11-22 Lesson: Jer 23:1-6 Psalm: Psalm 23 CLB Commentary: Dr. Gaylan Mathiesen Mark 6:30-34 (Parallel in Luke 9) This passage is a follow-up to Jesus sending out the twelve, two by...

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

8th Sunday After Pentecost (Series B)  July 15, 2018 Gospel: Mark 6:14-29 Epistle: Eph 1:3-14 Lesson: Amos 7:7-15 Psalm: Psalm 85:(1-7) 8-13 CLB Commentary: Prof. Brad Pribbenow This pericope in Mark comes as somewhat of a parenthesis in the events of chapter six. It...

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

7th Sunday After Pentecost (Series B) July 8, 2018 Gospel: Mark 6:1-13 Epistle: 2 Cor. 12:1-10 Lesson: Ezek. 2:1-5 Psalm: Psalm 123 CLB Commentary: Dr. David Veum In the previous couple of chapters Mark has written of both the teaching and the miracles of Jesus. Here...

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

6th Sunday After Pentecost (Series B) July 1, 2018 Gospel: Mark 5:21-43 Epistle: 2 Cor. 8:1-9, 13-15 Lesson: Lam. 3:22-33 Psalm: Psalm 30 CLB Commentary: Regional Pastor Gary Witkop Two healings which follow another healing. The point, Jesus heals people. Jesus healed...