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Revised Common Lectionary Commentary

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost - July 2, 2017

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Saint Dominic contemplating the Scriptures

Saint Dominic
contemplating the Scriptures

Genesis 22:1-14

God has given Abraham and Sarah a son, Isaac. Through him Abraham’s line will continue. But now God seeks proof that Abraham is totally committed to him. Life is God’s to give, and his to take away.


Romans 6:12-23

Paul has told his readers that baptism has changed their way of being. In the old way, God responded to their continual contravention of the Law by loving them more; now in the new way, sin is no more. He uses an analogy to explain the two ways of being.


Matthew 10:40-42

Jesus comes to the end of his instructions to his disciples. He has told them that being his followers will not always be easy: some of them will face persecution. But there are rewards for those who welcome those who come in his name.

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