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Exegetical Exercise (Acts 9 10-19)

The Uniform Series passage for Sunday, August 20 is Acts 9:10-19, the last part of the episode of Paul (Saul’s) dramatic conversion experience (or, “conversion” experience, if we follow the new scholarship on Paul, which I do, that holds that … Continue reading

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Exegetical Exercise (Acts 8 26-40)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, August 13 is Acts 8:26-40. These are my notes on the text: This is an amazing text from a literary point of view; and there are a lot of ideas packed into this text-as-literature. … Continue reading

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Exegetical Exercise (Acts 6 1-8)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, August 6, is Acts 6:1-8. Here’s the text (Inclusive Bible version), and my notes: 1In those days, as the number of disciples grew, a dispute arose between the Hellenistic Jews and those who spoke … Continue reading

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Exegetical Exercise (Amos 7 10-17)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, July 30 is Amos 7:10-17. Here’s the text (Inclusive Bible version), followed by my exegetical notes: 10Amaziah the priest of Bethel then sent the following message to Jeroboam ruler of Israel: “Amos is plotting … Continue reading

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Exegetical Exercise (Ezekiel 3 1-11)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, July 23, is Ezekiel 3:1-11. Here is the text (including a couple of verses from chapter 2; version: Inclusive Bible), along with my exegetical notes: 2:8 But you, mere mortal, heed what I say … Continue reading

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Exegetical Exercise (Jeremiah 1, 4-10)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, July 16, is Jeremiah 1:4-10, “the call of Jeremiah.” Here is the NRSV’s text, starting from Jeremiah 1:1, followed by my exegetical notes: The words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, of the priests who … Continue reading

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Exegetical Exercise (Exodus 3:1-12)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, July 2, is Exodus 3:1-12 – a portion of the text that’s often short-handed as “the call of Moses.” Here’s the text (in Inclusive Bible version), and my notes on it: 1/ Moses was … Continue reading

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