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The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for March 19, 2017: Matchless Love (John 15:1-17)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 March 12, 2017, issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at ______ By Mark Scott  Matchless means peerless; no equal; unsurpassed. When we speak of God’s love for us, it is matchless. Our text is in the middle of what is called the Farewell Discourse of Jesus. The content stretches from John 13–15. It was the night of his betrayal. In an upper room somewhere in Jerusalem, Jesus met with his disciples, washed their feet, instituted the Lord’s Supper, predicted his betrayal and denial, and promised the Holy Spirit. The words are tender and drip with emotion. The genre follows the typical farewell address forms in the Bible and during Jesus’ time. The theme of the evening is love. In fact, l…

Catholic Daily Readings

Sunday, February 15, 2015 | Ordinary Time Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B | Roman Missal | Lectionary

First ReadingLeviticus 13:1–2, 44–46 ResponsePsalm 32:7 PsalmPsalm 32:1–2, 5, 11 Second Reading1 Corinthians 10:31–11:1 Gospel AcclamationLuke 7:16 GospelMark 1:40–45

Catholic Daily Readings. Bellingham, WA: Faithlife, 2009. Print.