Lectionary Lab PREMIUM Edition for The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, Year B

(July 11, 2021)

Comments and Illustrations by John Fairless

2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19

  • There’s a bit of a cloud over this story, due mainly to the absence of vv. 6-12a. We do not deal with the abrupt death of Uzzah (who is mentioned here with his brother Ahio.)

  • It is hard to say what Uzzah’s sin was — he seems well-meaning enough in trying to keep the ark from tumbling off of…

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