Lectionary Commentary – Palm/Passion B

The following links are to the Revised Common Lectionary commentary pages of Howard Wallace and Bill Loader, and are suggested as preparation for hearing the readings in worship for the Sunday indicated above.

Two sets of readings are suggested today: one for Palm Sunday, and one for Passion Sunday

Isaiah 50:4-9a and

Psalm 31:9-16 (for Passion Sunday)

or Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 (for Palm Sunday) see also By the Well podcast on this text

Passion and Palm Sunday:  Philippians 2:5-11

Passion Sunday: Mark 15:1-39 (40-47) (or 14:1 – 15:47)
or Palm  Sunday: John 12:12-16