Third Sunday After Pentecost

3rd Sunday After Pentecost (Series B) June 10, 2018 Gospel: Mark 4:26-34 Epistle: 2 Cor. 5:1-10 (11-17) Lesson: Ezek. 17:22-24 Psalm: Psalm 1 CLB Commentary: Dr. Eugene Boe Mark’s gospel starts off with these words: “the beginning of the good news about Jesus the...

Second Sunday After Pentecost

Second Sunday After Pentecost (Series B) June 3, 2018 Gospel: Mark 3:20-35 Epistle: 2 Cor. 4:13-5:1 Lesson: Gen. 3:8-15 Psalm: Psalm 130 CLB Commentary: Rev. Ken Narvesen The Theme for the day set forth in the Lectionary Summary from LCMS.org gives clarity and focus...

The Day of Pentecost

The Day of Pentecost (Series B) May 20, 2018 Gospel: John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 Epistle: John 17:11b-19 (Acts 2:1-21) Lesson: Ezek. 37:1-14 Psalm: Psalm 139:1-12 (13-16) CLB Commentary – Rev. David Rinden The Upper Room Discourse (John 13-17) of Jesus is familiar...

Seventh Sunday of Easter

7th Sunday of Easter (Series B) May 13, 2018 Gospel: John 17:11b-19 Epistle: 1 John 5:9-15 Lesson: Acts 1:12-26 Psalm: Psalm 1 CLB Commentary – Rev. Bill Helland The NIV Bible labels the particular section our text is in as Jesus Prays for His Disciples. That is...

Sixth Sunday of Easter

6th Sunday of Easter (Series B) May 6, 2018 Gospel: John 15:9-17 Epistle: 1 John 5:1-8 Lesson: Acts 10:34-48 Psalm: Psalm 98 CLB Commentary – Dr. Gaylan Mathiesen The passage before us today follows Jesus’ earlier teaching on the mutual indwelling of the members...