Resources for Preaching the Lectionary

The table below links to short background papers on key passages in the lectionary for the Sundays following Pentecost.  Authored by LTS faculty in Bible (Richard Weis for Hebrew Bible and Jerry Sumney for New Testament), they are intended to offer working preachers additional resources for understanding Biblical passages on which they are likely to want to preach on a given Sunday.

 
Hebrew Bible / Old Testament
New Testament
Trinity Sunday (1st after Pentecost) - June 11
Genesis 1:1-2:4a
2 Cor 13:11-13
2nd Sunday after Pentecost - June 18
Genesis 18:1-15
Matthew 9:35-10:8
3rd Sunday after Pentecost - June 25
Jeremiah 20:7-13
Matthew 10:24-39
4th Sunday after Pentecost - July 2
Jeremiah 28:1-17
5th Sunday after Pentecost - July 9
Zechariah 9:9-12
6th Sunday after Pentecost - July 16
Genesis 25:19-34
7th Sunday after Pentecost - July 23
Isaiah 44:6-8
8th Sunday after Pentecost - July 30
1 Kings 3:5-12