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Scripture Guide Isaiah 64:1-9

Scripture Guide Isaiah 64:1-9

Isaiah 64:1-9 Summary of the Text Ancient Lens: What can we learn from the historical context?   Longing created by exile:  For the Israelites, who escaped enslavement and exile in Egypt, the experience at Mt. Sinai in Exodus 19 was formative. It framed their past,...
RCL Year B: First Sunday of Advent: Isaiah 64:1-9

RCL Year B: First Sunday of Advent: Isaiah 64:1-9

First Sunday of Advent: Year B Lectionary Texts Isaiah 64:1-9 Psalm 80:1-7; 17-19 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 Mark 13:24-37 Highlighted Text: Isaiah 64:1-9 AIM Method In the following commentary, we examine the lectionary text through three lenses: the ancient, Ἰησοῦς=Jesus,...