Finding Gospel in Mark’s Gospel

Co-missioners,
So you thought we had it tough at church last month when we struggled through five successive Sundays of John 6? Comes suddenly another challenge for preachers and listeners alike: a stretch of texts from Mark 8 through 10 that leave us wondering where the good news is.

Marriage and the Hard Heart

Co-missioners,
So you thought we had it tough at church last month when we struggled through five successive Sundays of John 6? Comes suddenly another challenge for preachers and listeners alike: a stretch of texts from Mark 8 through 10 that leave us wondering where the good news is.

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Gospel Year B

Kevin

Bringing up the Past Mark 10:2-16 Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost Analysis by Cathy Lessmann 2 Some Pharisees came, and to test him they asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” 3He answered them, “What did Moses command you?” 4They said, “Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of dismissal and to divorce her.” 5But Jesus …

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, Gospel, Year B

Kevin

IN THE ARMS OF JESUS Mark 10:2-16 Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost Analysis by Steve Albertin 2 Some Pharisees came, and to test [Jesus] they asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” 3 He answered them, “What did Moses command you?” 4 They said, “Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of dismissal and to divorce …

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 22)

Brandon Wade

THE GREAT MARRIAGE Genesis 2:18-24 Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 22) Analysis by Bruce K Modahl 18Then the Lord GOD said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper as his partner.” 19So out of the ground the Lord GOD formed every animal of the field and every bird of the air, …

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Brandon Wade

MARRIAGE Mark 10:2-16 Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost Analysis by Peter Keyel 2 Some Pharisees came, and to test him they asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” 3 He answered them, “What did Moses command you?” 4 They said, “Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of dismissal and to divorce her.” 5 But Jesus …

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Brandon Wade

TUNED OUT, TUNED IN Mark 10:2-16 Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost Analysis by Chris Repp 2 Some Pharisees came, and to test him they asked, ‘Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?’ 3He answered them, ‘What did Moses command you?’ 4They said, ‘Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of dismissal and to divorce her.’ 5But Jesus …

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Brandon Wade

DOING AND UNDOING “THE SPLITS” Mark 10:2-16 Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 22) Analysis by Eric W. Evers 2Some Pharisees came, and to test him they asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” 3He answered them, “What did Moses command you?” 4They said, “Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of dismissal and to divorce …

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Brandon Wade

Who Says? Moses and Jesus Mark 10:2-16 Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost – Proper 22 Analysis by Michael Hoy 2Some Pharisees came, and to test him they asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” 3He answered them, “What did Moses command you?” 4They said, “Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of dismissal and to divorce …

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

Brandon Wade

The deadly trap of – Is it lawful? Mark 10:2-16 Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost analysis by Ed Schroeder Sabbatarians, The Gospel appointed in the RCL for next Sunday, Pentecost 20 (October 5), is Mark 10:2-16. Just in case “ochlos” texts from Mark are getting to be a bit much for you–the term’s there again in 10:1–I’ll also try my hand …