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Revised Common Lectionary Commentary

Third Sunday after Pentecost - June 25, 2017

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Saint Dominic contemplating the Scriptures

Saint Dominic
contemplating the Scriptures

Genesis 21:8-21

God has promised a son to Sarah and Abraham in their old age. As a sign that Isaac is a member of God’s people, he has been circumcised. But when Sarah was unable to conceive, Abraham had another son, Ishmael, born of Hagar, a slave.


Romans 6:1b-11

Paul has insisted that God gives grace to the Christian purely as a matter of love and without expectation of being paid back. The more we deviate from God's ways the more he gives us grace. But this might leave Paul open to a charge of encouraging licentiousness.


Matthew 10:24-39

Jesus has commissioned the twelve disciples to continue his mission in the world. He continues to instruct them, telling them that following him will, at times, be difficult.

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