John 12.20-36 | Lent 5B Passion Sunday

John Michael Gutierrez, PhD Please turn in your Bible or device to John ch. 12. In its narrative context, our lesson is the final event that sets in motion the final week of Jesus’ ministry and life. Until the liturgical renewals of the 1950’s-60’s  this last Sunday of Lent had been identified most often asContinue reading “John 12.20-36 | Lent 5B Passion Sunday”

The Fourth Sunday of Lent – Rose Sunday

The Rev. Steven C. Sterry, M.A./M.B.A. Lessons: Sunday, Holy Day and Commemoration Lectionary — Year BII Chronicles 36:14–23Psalm 122Ephesians 2:1–10John 6:1–15  Psalms 120 through 134 are known as the Psalms of Ascent and were sung by worshipers as they made their journey to the Temple in Jerusalem during the three most important feasts of eachContinue reading “The Fourth Sunday of Lent – Rose Sunday”

John 1. 19-28 | Advent 3B

Please find a pen or pencil and a sheet of paper. Y’all knew it was only a matter of time before this moment when I succumbed to the dark side of my teacher-ly instincts. Well here it is. It’s time for a pop quiz. Question 1: fill in the blank: Who did Jesus mean when he said “truly, I say to you, among those born of women, there is not anyone greater than __________?” And Question 2: short answer: write about John the baptizer in less than 200 words…

John 17.1-11 | Sunday after Ascension Seventh Sunday of Easter

John Michael Gutierrez, PhD The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John 1 After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. 2 For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal lifeContinue reading “John 17.1-11 | Sunday after Ascension Seventh Sunday of Easter”