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The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for July 17, 2016
God Set Things Right Romans 3:21–31
Dr. Mark Scott wrote this treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson. Scott teaches preaching and New Testament at Ozark Christian College, Joplin, Missouri. This lesson treatment is published in the July 10 issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  Every so often we notice a high watermark in the Bible. After all, the Bible is not flat. Certain passages of Scripture are quite telling and microcosms of the whole story of the Bible. Some examples might include Abraham’s test of faith in Genesis 22, the parable of the prodigal son in Luke 15, or the golden text of the Bible in John 3:16-21. In the writings of the apostle Paul, those telling passages include 2 Corinthians 5:11-21, Ephesians 2:1-10, and our text today. In recent years Pauline scholarship (The New Perspective on Paul research) has resurrected an old debate about God setting the world right by the f…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016 | PENTECOST
NINTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
YEAR C

 Old Testament       Genesis 18:1–14
Old Testament       1 Samuel 3:1–10 (Supplemental)
             Psalm       Psalm 119
             Psalm       Psalm 122 (Supplemental)
 New Testament       Colossians 1:21–29
 New Testament       Colossians 3:12–17 (Supplemental)
Gospel       Luke 10:38–42


Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary). Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 11
YEAR C

 Old Testament       Amos 8:1–12
             Psalm       Psalm 52 or Psalm 82 (UMH 804)
New Testament       Colossians 1:15–28
Gospel       Luke 10:38–42


Vanderbilt Divinity Library. United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016 | ORDINARY TIME
SIXTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR C | ROMAN MISSAL

              First Reading       Genesis 18:1–10a
Response       Psalm 15:1b
              Psalm       Psalm 15:2–5
Second Reading       Colossians 1:24–28
Gospel Acclamation       Luke 8:15
Gospel       Luke 10:38–42


Catholic Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.



Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016 | PENTECOST
PROPER 11
YEAR C

 Old Testament       Genesis 18:1–10a (10b–14)
             Psalm       (Psalm 27:1–6) 7–14
Epistle       Colossians 1:21–29
Gospel       Luke 10:38–42


Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 11
YEAR C

Psalm       Psalm 15
First Reading       Genesis 18:1–10a (10b–14)
Second Reading       Colossians 1:21–29
Gospel       Luke 10:38–42


The Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer (1979) Sunday Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2010. Print.