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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    Matthew 28:16-20

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Worship and Doubt.  Apparently they have been together from the beginning. As Rev. Leonard Vander Zee pointed out one time in a sermon, the Bible is eminently realistic about such things.  Matthew did not sugarcoat this for… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Genesis 1:1-2:4

    Author: Stan Mast

    As we come to the end of the great celebrations of the church year and begin Ordinary Time, the RCL takes a Sunday to focus on the Trinitarian God who has done these great things. The readings… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 8

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Matthew 28, 2 Corinthians 13, and Genesis 1 are the other Trinity Sunday readings in the Year A Lectionary, and they each make a certain amount of Trinitarian sense.  The first two passages explicitly mention Father (God),… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    2 Corinthians 13:11-13 (14)

    Author: Doug Bratt

    The Revised Common Lectionary’s choice of this Sunday’s particular Epistolary Lesson is rather quirky. Of course, at one level, we get it. On what we’ve designated as Trinity Sunday, this Lesson contains a stirring and lovely benediction… More...

  • En Español

    Mt 24.9-12 / Heb 11.33-12.3

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Mas el que persevere hasta el fin, éste será salvo. Mateo 24.13, RVR 1960 Estamos, pues, rodeados de una ingente muchedumbre de testigos. Así que desembaracémonos de todo impedimento, liberémonos del pecado que nos cerca y participemos… More...