Gospel Talk

This is a group for those wishing to discuss any aspect of the Christian Gospels. Devotional, worship, scholarship, canonical, extra canonical - all approaches are welcome. I generally comment from the perspective of critical scholarship, but would very much like to hear those who would contribute more conservative and more devotional perspectives.

Any topic in Christianity or religion is acceptable, but the primary focus is to discuss the gospels and the ministry of Jesus.

The name is a blatant theft of an Internet discussion group, now defunct, started by Rev Bill Adams, formerly of Trinity Episcopal Church, Sutter Creek, CA. I had been active for some time in that group, and truly miss the discussion and the participants.

I will try to post, from the Episcopal Revised Common Lectionary (RCL), the upcoming Sunday's Gospel reading. But topics and discussion do not need to be limited to the weekly readings.

Please join in to discuss the good news.

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Anybody interested in a cover-to-cover Bible group read next year?2 unread / 2Majel-Susan, May 2022
Blasphemy against the spirit1 unread / 1richardbsmith, August 2016
Yr A Easter 7 John 17.1-112 unread / 2richardbsmith, May 2014
Year A Easter 44 unread / 4richardbsmith, May 2014
Year A Easter 3, Luke 24.13-352 unread / 2richardbsmith, April 2014
who is alive?1 unread / 1eddee, April 2013
Introducing: "Becoming the Bride of Christ: A Personal Journey"6 unread / 6richardbsmith, March 2013
Proper 20 Year B Mark 9:30-378 unread / 8ambrithill, September 2012
Proper 12 Yr B John 6:1-215 unread / 5ambrithill, July 2012
Proper 11 Year B Mark 6.30-34, 53-5613 unread / 13richardbsmith, July 2012
Proper 9 Mark 6.1-1352 unread / 52ambrithill, July 2012
Proper 10 Year B Mark 6:14-295 unread / 5richardbsmith, July 2012
Proper 8 Mark 5.21-4349 unread / 49ambrithill, July 2012
Proper 6 Year B Mark 4.35-4112 unread / 12ambrithill, June 2012
Trinity Sunday Year B John 3.1-178 unread / 8richardbsmith, June 2012
Proper 6 Mark 4.26-345 unread / 5ambrithill, June 2012
Pentecost Year B John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 or Acts 2:1-215 unread / 5ambrithill, June 2012
Christmas Day Luke 2:1-204 unread / 4ambrithill, May 2012
Easter 7 Year B John 17.6-1910 unread / 10ambrithill, May 2012
Easter Sunday Year B John 20:1-8 or Mark 16:1-84 unread / 4ambrithill, May 2012
Palm Sunday Year B Mark 11.1-117 unread / 7vpfluke, April 2012
Lent 4 Year B11 unread / 11richardbsmith, March 2012
Lent 3 Year B John 2:13-224 unread / 4richardbsmith, March 2012
Lent 2 Year B Mark 8.31-383 unread / 3richardbsmith, February 2012
Lent 1 Year B Mark 1.9-154 unread / 4boney.mmmm, February 2012
Epiphany 7 Year B Mark 9.2-97 unread / 7richardbsmith, February 2012
Epiphany 6 Year B Mark 1:40-453 unread / 3richardbsmith, February 2012
Epiphany 5 Yr B Mark 1:29-393 unread / 3richardbsmith, January 2012
Epiphany 4 Yr B Mark 1:21-283 unread / 3richardbsmith, January 2012
3 Epiphany B Mark 1:14-202 unread / 2richardbsmith, January 2012
2 Epiphany John 1:43-513 unread / 3richardbsmith, January 2012
The Holy Name - Luke 2.15-214 unread / 4richardbsmith, January 2012
Baptism of the Lord Mark 1.4-112 unread / 2richardbsmith, January 2012
John 6:35, 41-517 unread / 7mickeymullen, September 2010
Luke 7:36-8:3 Her sins, which were many2 unread / 2richardbsmith, June 2010
Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 This fellow welcomes sinners4 unread / 4mickeymullen, May 2010
John 5:1-9 Do you want to be made well?2 unread / 2mickeymullen, May 2010
John 10:22-30 Tell us plainly7 unread / 7mickeymullen, May 2010
Luke 3:7-18 He will baptize with the Holy Spirit and fire5 unread / 5mickeymullen, May 2010
Luke 5:1-11 They left everything and followed him3 unread / 3jimroberts, May 2010
John 17:20-26 That they may be one2 unread / 2richardbsmith, May 2010
Luke 22:14-23:56 Then he took a cup3 unread / 3mickeymullen, May 2010
Mark 10:17-31 What do I do to inherit eternal life?6 unread / 6mickeymullen, May 2010
John 14:23-29 I do not give as the world gives1 unread / 1richardbsmith, May 2010
John 13:31-35 Son of Man has been glorified2 unread / 2richardbsmith, April 2010
John 21:1-19 Feed my sheep4 unread / 4richardbsmith, April 2010
John 20:19-31 My Lord and My God2 unread / 2richardbsmith, April 2010
Luke 19:28-40 If these were silent, the stones would shout out2 unread / 2richardbsmith, March 2010
John 12:1-8 She bought it for the day of my burial5 unread / 5richardbsmith, March 2010
Luke 13:1-9 Looking for fruit and finding none4 unread / 4richardbsmith, March 2010
Luke 13:31-35 Go tell that fox8 unread / 8richardbsmith, February 2010
Luke 4:1-13 He was tempted9 unread / 9richardbsmith, February 2010
Mark 12:38-44 Beware the scribes and out of her poverty11 unread / 11mickeymullen, February 2010
John 6.51-58 Bread of life discourses6 unread / 6mickeymullen, February 2010
Luke 9:28-36, [37-43a] Listen to him9 unread / 9rolandperkins, February 2010
Luke 4:21-30 Is this not Joseph's son?6 unread / 6richardbsmith, January 2010
Luke 4:14-21 Today the scripture is fulfilled8 unread / 8richardbsmith, January 2010
John 2:1-11 The first of his signs3 unread / 3richardbsmith, January 2010
Luke 3:15-17,21-22 One more powerful than I3 unread / 3richardbsmith, January 2010
Luke 2:41-52 In my Father's house3 unread / 3richardbsmith, January 2010
Matthew 2:1-12 or 2:13-15,19-23 Out of Egypt8 unread / 8richardbsmith, January 2010
Luke-Acts, the Christian narrative7 unread / 7richardbsmith, December 2009
Luke 2:1-20 Have a Merry Christmas1 unread / 1richardbsmith, December 2009
Luke 1:39-55 The Magnificat5 unread / 5richardbsmith, December 2009
Luke 3:1-6 Prepare the way3 unread / 3richardbsmith, November 2009
Advent 20093 unread / 3richardbsmith, November 2009
Luke 21:25-36 There will be signs1 unread / 1richardbsmith, November 2009
John 6:56-69 Words of Spirit and Life7 unread / 7dinamo, November 2009
John 18:33-37 Are you the king of the Jews?10 unread / 10richardbsmith, November 2009
Mark 8:27-38 Who do you say I am? Jesus and disciples at Caesarea Philippi3 unread / 3dinamo, November 2009
Mark 10:46-52 Let me see again4 unread / 4dinamo, November 2009
John 11:32-44 Lazarus raised, All Saints Day5 unread / 5dinamo, November 2009
Mark 13:1-8, 14-23 When will this be? Not one stone left.8 unread / 8richardbsmith, November 2009
Is there an I focus in faith today?2 unread / 2richardbsmith, November 2009
Marcan development and sources6 unread / 6richardbsmith, November 2009
Mark 10:35-45 "Teacher do for us whatever we ask"5 unread / 5richardbsmith, October 2009
Comparing the 3 predictions4 unread / 4richardbsmith, October 2009
Mark 9:30-37 Son of Man to be betrayed2 unread / 2richardbsmith, October 2009
Mark 7:24-37 Jesus in Tyre and the Decapolis3 unread / 3richardbsmith, September 2009
Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Ritual Purity3 unread / 3richardbsmith, August 2009
John.51-58 Bread of Life Discourse2 unread / 2richardbsmith, August 2009
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