Category Archives: Illuminating Liturgy

Lectionary Commentary – Sunday/Ordinary 30B; Proper 25B (Sunday between October 23 and October 29)

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.

Job 42:1-6, 10-17 see also By the Well podcast on this text and Psalm 34:1-8 (19-22)

       Mark 10:46-52 see also By the Well podcast on this text

Hebrews 7:23-28

Lectionary Commentary – Sunday/Ordinary 29B; Proper 24B (Sunday between October 16 and October 22)

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.

Job 38:1-7, (34-41) see also By the Well podcast on this text and Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c 

       Mark 10:35-45 see also By the Well podcast on this text

Hebrews 5:1-10 see also By the Well podcast on this text

Lectionary Commentary – Sunday/Ordinary 28B; Proper 23B (Sunday between October 9 and October 15)

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.

Job 23:1-9, 16-17 and Psalm 22:1-15 see also By the Well podcast on this text

Mark 10:17-31 see also By the Well podcast on this text

       Hebrews 4:12-16 

Lectionary Commentary – Sunday/Ordinary 27B; Proper 22B (Sunday between October 2 and October 8)

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.

Series I: Job 1:1; 2:1-10 see also By the Well podcast on this text and Psalm 26

Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 see also By the Well podcast on this text

Mark 10:2-16 see also By the Well podcast on this text

Lectionary Commentary – Sunday/Ordinary 25B; Proper 20B (Sunday between September 18 and September 24)

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.

Proverbs 31:10-31 see also By the Well podcast on this text and Psalm 1

James 3: 13-4: 3, 7-8a see also By the Well podcast on this text

Mark 8: 27-38 see also By the Well podcast on this text

Lectionary Commentary – Sunday/Ordinary 23B; Proper 18B (Sunday between September 4 and September 10)

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.

Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23 see also By the Well podcast on this text and Psalm 125

Mark 7:24-37 see also By the Well podcast on this text

James 2:1-10 (11-13) 14-17 see also By the Well podcast on this text

Lectionary Commentary – Sunday/Ordinary 22B; Proper 17B (Sunday between August 28 and September 3)

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.

Series I: Song of Songs 2:8-13 and Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9

Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 see also By the Well podcast on this text

James 1:17-27 see also By the Well podcast on this text 

Lectionary Commentary – Sunday/Ordinary 21B; Proper 16B (Sunday between August 21 and August 27)

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.

Series I: 1 Kings 8:(1, 6, 10-11), 22-30, 41-43 and Psalm 84 

Ephesians 6:10-20 see also By the Well podcast on this text

John 6:56-69 see also By the Well podcast on this text

Lectionary Commentary – Sunday/Ordinary 34A; Proper 29A (November 20 -November 26)

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.

Series I: Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 and Psalm 100 see also By the Well podcast on this text 

Series II:

Matthew 25:31-46 see also By the Well podcast on this text 

Ephesians 1:15-23

Lectionary Commentary – Sunday/Ordinary 10B; Proper 5B (Sunday between June 5 and June 11; if after Trinity Sunday)

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.

Series I: 1 Samuel 8:1-20 see also By the Well podcast on this text and Psalm 138

Series II: Genesis 3:8-15 (no link) and Psalm 130

2 Corinthians 4:13 – 5:1

Mark 3:20-35 see also By the Well podcast on this text

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