September.2018

Lectionary Readings
and Sermons

1st SundaySeptember 6, 2018
23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, 15th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 18

 

LECTIONARY

Psalm

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Gospel

Catholic

Psalm 146:7-10

Isaiah 35:4-7a

James 2:1-5

Mark 7:31-37

Common

Psalm 125
or
Psalm 146

Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23
or
Isaiah 35:4-7a

James 2:1-10 (11-13), 14-17

Mark 7:24-37

Episcopal

Psalm 146
or
Psalm 146:4-9

Isaiah 35:4-7a

James 1:17-27

Mark 7:31-37

1. The Voice Of My Beloved
2. The Saving Word Downunder 22nd Sunday In Ordinary Time / B
3. Commentary On: Dt 4:1-2, 6-9
4. Covenant Faithfulness
5. A Challenging Dilemma
6. Deacon Sil's Word For All Twenty-Second Sunday In Ordinary Time (B)
7. Demanding And Fulfilling
8. Preaching Deut. 4:1-2, 6-9
9. What Does It Mean?
10. Commentary On: Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23
11. Two Themes
12. Heart And Tradition
13. Beyond Defilement
14. Sermon Briefs: Mark 7:1-23
15. Preaching Mark 7:1-23
16. Sermon Briefs: Mark 7:31-37
17. Preaching Mark 7:31-37
18. The Day After The Miracle
19. Commentary On: Psalm 146
20. Breaking Through
21. Open Hearts, Ears And Mouths
22. Ephphatha!
23. Living On The Crumbs
24. Sermon Ideas For Mark 7:24-37 Part 3
25. Sermon Briefs: Mark 7:24-37
26. Preaching: Mark 7:24-37
27. Commentary: Mark 7:24-37
28. Sermon Ideas For Mark 7:24-37 Part 1
29. Sermon Ideas For Mark 7:24-37 Part 2
30. Costly Discipleship
31. The Divine Doctor
32. Holy Healing
33. A Time For Building Faith
34. Commentary: Mark 7:24-37 Part 2
35. Sermon Ideas For Mark 7:24-37 Part 4
36. Sermon Ideas For Mark 7:24-37 Part 5
37. Sermon Ideas For Mark 7:24-37 Part 6
38. Sermon Briefs: Mark 7:24-37 Part 2

1st SundaySeptember 13, 2018

24th Sunday of Ordinary Time, 16th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 19

 

LECTIONARY

Psalm

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Gospel

Catholic

Psalm 116:1-6, 8-9

Isaiah 50:4-9a

James 2:14-18

Mark 8:27-35

Common

Psalm 19
or
Wis of Sol 7:26-8:1
or
Psalm 116:1-9

Proverbs 1:20-33
or
Isaiah 50:4-9a

James 3:1-12

Mark 8:27-38

Episcopal

Psalm 116
or
Psalm 116:1-8

Isaiah 50:4-9

James 2:1-5, 8-10, 14-18

Mark 8:27-38
or
Mark 9:14-29

1. Can You Keep A Secret?
2. Who Do You Say I Am?
3. Pain, Loving, And Not Loving
4. How Beautiful Is Your Tongue?
5.  Deacon Sil's Word For All Feast Of The Holy Cross
6.  What Is A Real Disciple?
7.  Commentary On James 2:1-5, 8-10, 14-17
8.  Moral Vision
9.  Tough Questions
10. Sermon Briefs: James 2:1-17
11. Commentary: Mark 8:27-38 Part 2
12.  Jesus In A Plain Brown Wrapper
13.  Commentary On: Psalm 116
14.  Near-Death
15. Fiery Forge
16. Brush With Death
17. Preaching Mark 7:31-37
18. The Day After The Miracle
19. Commentary On: Psalm 146
20. Breaking Through
21. Open Hearts, Ears And Mouths
22. Ephphatha!
23. Living On The Crumbs
24. Sermon Ideas For Mark 7:24-37 Part 3
25. Sermon Briefs: Mark 7:24-37
26. Preaching: Mark 7:24-37
27. Commentary: Mark 7:24-37
28. Sermon Ideas For Mark 7:24-37 Part 1
29. Sermon Ideas For Mark 7:24-37 Part 4
30. Costly Discipleship
31. A Life To Die For
32. Taking Up Our Crosses
33. Finding The Life That’s Lost
34. Shame On Who[M]…?
35. Sermon Ideas For Mark 8:27-38 Part 5
36. Sermon Ideas For Mark 8:27-38 Part 6
37. Sermon Ideas For Mark 8:27-38 Part 7
38. Sermon Briefs: Mark 8:27-38 Part 2
39. Preaching: Mark 8:27-38 Part 2
40. The Jesus We'd Rather Not See
41. The Jesus We Want And The Jesus We Don't
42. Theological Geography
43. The Breaker And Maker Of Taboos


1st SundaySeptember 20, 2018
25th Sunday of Ordinary Time, 17th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 20

 

LECTIONARY

Psalm

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Gospel

Catholic

Psalm 54

Wisdom 2:12, 17-20

James 3:16-4:3

Mark 9:30-37

Common

Psalm 1
or
Psalm 54

Proverbs 31:10-31
or
Wis of Sol 1:16-2:1,12-22
or
Jeremiah 11:18-20

James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a

Mark 9:30-37

Episcopal

Psalm 54

Wisdom 1:16-2:1(6-11), 12-22

James 3:16-4:6

Mark 9:30-37

1. Prevailing Grace
2. The Saving Word Downunder Ordo: 25th Sunday In Ordinary Time / B
3. Is Your Love Shy?
4. Patience: Coping With The Delays Of God
5. Commentary On Mark 9:30-37
6. Deacon Sil's Word For All Twenty-Fifth Sunday In Ordinary Time B
7. Humility Before God
8. Traveling With Jesus
9. Jesus And Rembrandt
10. Sermon Briefs: Mark 9:30-37
11. Preaching Mark 9:30-37
12. Commentary On: James 3: 13-4:3, 7-8a
13. Near To God
14. Hallmarks
15. Freedom
16. Preaching James 3-4
17. Broken Hearts
18. Who's #1?
19. Commentary: Mark 9:30-37
20. Sermon Ideas For Mark 9:30-37 Part 1
21. Sermon Ideas For Mark 9:30-37 Part 2
22. Sermon Ideas For Mark 9:30-37 Part 3
23. Sermon Briefs: Mark 9:30-37
24. Preaching; Mark 9:30-37
25. Finishing The Race
26. Commentary: Mark 9:30-37 Part 2
27. Sermon Ideas For Mark 9:30-37 Part 4
28. Sermon Ideas For Mark 9:30-37 Part 5
29. Sermon Ideas For Mark 9:30-37 Part 6
30. Preaching: Mark 9:30-37 Part 2
31. Who Is Great?
32. Commentary: Mark 9:30-37 Part 3

1st SundaySeptember 27, 2018
26th Sunday of Ordinary Time, 18th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 21

 

LECTIONARY

Psalm

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Gospel

Catholic

Psalm 19:8, 10, 12-14

Numbers 11:25-29

James 5:1-6

Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48

Common

Psalm 124
or
Psalm 19:7-14

Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22
or
Numbers 11:4-6,10-16, 24-29

James 5:13-20

Mark 9:38-50

Episcopal

Psalm 19
or
Psalm 19:7-14

Numbers 11:4-6,10-16, 24-29

James 4:7-12 (13-5:6)

Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48

1. Sick And Tired Of Being Sick And Tired?
2. Mutes, Mealy-Mouths, And Moses
3. The Saving Word Downunder Ordo: 26th Sunday In Ordinary Time / B
4. Salt Sermon On Mark 9:38-50
5. Preaching Numbers 11
6. Responsibility And Over- And Under-Functioning
7. Wilderness Motif
8. Commentary On Mark 9:38-50
9. Deacon Sil's Word For All, Twenty-Sixth Sunday In Ordinary Time (B)
10. Sharp Words
11. Demons
12. Discipleship
13. Sermon Briefs: Mark 9:38-50
14. Preaching Mark 9:38-50
15. Commentary On: Numbers 11: 4-6, 10-16, 24-29
16. New Spirit
17. Burnout
18. Tell Us The Story Of Esther
19. When You Don't Think You Have A Prayer, You Do
20. Over Achievers
21. Sermon Ideas For Mark 9:38-50 Part 1
22. Sermon Ideas For Mark 9:38-50 Part 2
23. Sermon Ideas For Mark 9:38-50 Part 3
24. Sermon Briefs Mark 9:38-50
25. Commentary: Mark 9:38-50 Part 2
26. What's So Darned Important?
27. Cutting Us Off From Sin
28. Sermon Ideas For Mark 9:38-50 Part 4
29. Sermon Ideas For Mark 9:38-50 Part 5
30. Sermon Ideas For Mark 9:38-50 Part 6
31. Sermon Briefs: Mark 9:38-50 Part 2
32. Preaching Mark 9:38-50 Part 2
33. Tell Us The Story Of Esther