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Easter 4 • 1 John 3:16–24 • April 26, 2015
April 14, 2015 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Victor Raj
Preliminary Considerations
Placed midway between Easter and Pentecost, the appointed lessons for the fourth Sunday of Easter cumulatively call for a resurrection living for the Christian faithful in this world. Together, they are an …

Lectionary@Lunch Live – Ezekiel 37:1-14
April 7, 2015 – 3:40 pm | No Comment

Jumping ahead of the Easter season (when the first reading is taken from Acts), Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for the Day of Pentecost, in the Year B lectionary.

Lectionary@Lunch Live – Isaiah 25:6-9
April 7, 2015 – 3:35 pm | No Comment

Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for the Resurrection of Our Lord (Easter), in the Year B lectionary.

Easter 3 • 1 John 3:1–7 • April 19, 2015
April 7, 2015 – 10:05 am | No Comment

by Paul R. Raabe
During the Easter season the epistle lessons come from 1 John. The epistle lesson appointed for the third Sunday of Easter is 1 John 3:1–7. Here is the helpful translation and lineation given by Bruce …

Easter 2 • 1 John 1:1–2:2 • April 12, 2015
March 31, 2015 – 10:00 am | No Comment

By Henry Rowold
Drawn into God’s Fellowship
Not by accident does this pericope begin where John’s gospel does: “that which was from the beginning” is both pegged to and flows from the gospel’s prologue. What we have in this brief …

The Resurrection of Our Lord • 1 Corinthians 15:1–11 • April 5, 2015
March 24, 2015 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By David Peter
The Occasion for Paul’s Words
The first verse of the text begins with these words: “Now I would remind you, brothers.” This formula indicates that Paul is responding to an issue which had been a part of …

Lectionary@Lunch Live – Zechariah 9:9-12
March 18, 2015 – 9:50 am | No Comment

Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for Palm Sunday/Sunday of the Passion, in the Year B lectionary.

Palm Sunday • Philippians 2:5–11 • March 29, 2015
March 17, 2015 – 10:00 am | No Comment

By Todd Jones
With its meaty theological content and rich poetic imagery, it is no surprise that the lectionary lifts this portion of Philippians from its context.
Exegetical Notes
Verse 6: Our English too often comes off sounding like Jesus …

Days of Theological Reflection to focus on digital age – May 5-6, 2015
March 13, 2015 – 9:36 am | No Comment
Days of Theological Reflection to focus on digital age – May 5-6, 2015

Tom Boomershine and Matt Peeples, among others, will discuss the impact of technology on exegesis and preaching.

Lectionary@Lunch Live – Jeremiah 31:31-34
March 11, 2015 – 5:25 pm | No Comment

Prof. Bill Carr discusses the Old Testament pericope for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, in the Year B lectionary.