Monthly Archives: September 2013

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (6 October 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 First Reading: Lamenting the fall of Zion 3 Second Reading: Invoking the legacy of Paul 4 Gospel: Luke 17:5-10 4.1 Faith’s Power 4.2 The Servant’s Duty 5 Jesus Database 6 Liturgies and Prayers 6.1 Music Suggestions … Continue reading

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Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (29 September 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 Introduction: Riches and Reversal 3 Interfaith parallels 3.1 Rabbinic sources 3.2 Muslim sources 4 Gospel: Lazarus and the Rich Man 4.1 Kenneth E. Bailey 4.2 Jesus Seminar 4.3 John Dominic Crossan 5 Jesus Database 6 Liturgies … Continue reading

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Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost (22 September 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 Gospel: The Shrewd Manager 3 Jesus Database 4 Liturgies and Prayers 4.1 Music Suggestions Lectionary Jeremiah 8:18-9:1 & Psalm 79:1-9 I Timothy 2:1-7 Luke 16:1-13 Gospel: The Shrewd Manager All commentators confirm what the typical Bible … Continue reading

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Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost (15 September 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 Introduction 3 Gospel: God has a table … 3.1 Eating with Sinners (Luke 15:1-2) 3.2 The Lost Sheep (Luke 15:3-7) 3.3 The Lost Coin (Luke 15:8-10) 4 Jesus Database 5 Liturgies and Prayers 5.1 Music Suggestions … Continue reading

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Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost (8 September 2013)

Contents 1 Lectionary 2 First reading: The potter and the clay 3 Second reading: Philemon 4 Gospel: The Cost of Discipleship 4.1 Hating One’s Family 4.2 Carrying One’s Cross 4.3 Tower Builder and Warrior King 4.4 Renouncing All 5 Jesus … Continue reading

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