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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    John 2:13-22

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    We are impressed very often by all the wrong things.  In John 2 everyone was impressed with the physical Temple.  It had been undergoing construction for over four decades already and was not even finished.  It reminds… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Exodus 20:1-17

    Author: Stan Mast

    On this Third Sunday of Lent, the RCL continues its focus on the theme of covenant.  Though our immediate text does not mention covenant, it is very clear from the context (Exodus 19-24) that the Ten Commandments… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 19

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Since I began teaching preaching about 15 years ago, one of the things I find myself most often urging students to do is pay good attention to their transitions.  Segues, metonymy, giving listeners little verbal hooks inside… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    1 Corinthians 1:18-25

    Author: Doug Bratt

    In a wonderful Sermon Starter on this text (from which I drew numerous ideas for this Starter), Scott Hoezee suggests that there’s a danger in spending as much time in church and around Christians as some gospel… More...

  • En Español

    Mateo 4.23-25; 9.35-36

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Y al ver la gran cantidad de gente que lo seguía, Jesús sintió mucha compasión, porque vio que era gente confundida, que no tenía quien la defendiera. ¡Parecían un rebaño de ovejas sin pastor! Mateo 9.36, TLA… More...