Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Lectionary Podcast for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, June 21, 2015

Old Testament: 1 Samuel 17: 32-49 from The Voice

Psalm 9:9-20

The Epistle:2 Corinthians 6:1-13 from God’s Word

The Gospel: Mark 4:35-41 from Holman Christian Standard Bible

We celebrate the Birth of John the Baptist on June 24th.


167375: John the Baptist: Prophet and Disciple John the Baptist: Prophet and DiscipleBy Alexander J. Burke, Jr. / Franciscan MediaFor the first time in nearly 50 years, a casual yet informative method to learn about John the Baptist.Alexander Burke pieces together the mystery of this well-known disciple of Jesus one chapter at a time, covering John’s preaching, arrest and execution, his role in Eastern and Western Christian Tradition, and the many paradoxes surrounding him.

An excellent resource for group or individual study, John the Baptist offers questions for reflection at the end of each chapter.

Discover a fresh perspective of John the Baptist. Let him rise to the top of the beadroll of Christian heroes where Jesus believed he belonged. Step back and see the beautiful mosaic of mysteries that made up this fascinating saint’s life.


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