Church Society logo              
    Building on the foundations      
Join RSS
 
Twitter Facebook
 
 

We update our blog several times a week, with news and comment on ministry, theology, the Bible, liturgy and issues of the day.

  Click here for Churchman   Click here for Crossway   Click here for Feed My Sheep  

Please consider supporting the work of Church Society

Donate
 

Lee on the Lectionary: Third Sunday after Trinity (Year C) from Church Society on Vimeo.

Lee on the Lectionary: Third Sunday after Trinity (Year C)

Photo of contributor

Posted by Lee Gatiss, 8 Jun 2016

Lee Gatiss talks through the Lectionary readings for the third Sunday after Trinity (Year C), which are 1 Kings 21:1-21, Galatians 2:15-21, and Luke 7:36-8:3.

The Psalm for today (Psalm 5) declares that God will “destroy those who speak lies; the bloodthirsty and deceitful the Lord will abhor.” These people cannot stand in God’s sight, even though they often seem to prosper in this world, unless they repent. We see a perfect illustration and example of this truth in the readings for this coming Sunday (which can be found here).

As previously mentioned, this is part of our new weekly effort to expound the three main Lectionary readings for each Sunday. It is not, however, a copy of my weekly column in the Church of England Newspaper, which is currently working through the continuous series permitted by the Lectionary (currently in the midst of a 6 week series in Galatians).

You can also follow along with these videos on Facebook at facebook.com/lectionarylee.

Lee Gatiss is the Director of Church Society and the author of a weekly commentary on the Lectionary in the Church of England Newspaper.

Add your comment

Let us know what you think on our Facebook page

 

Church Society blog

March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016