Lectionary Lab PREMIUM Edition for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, Year C
July 31, 2022
Comments by John Fairless
Parent imagery is used frequently in Hebrew scripture to describe God and God’s actions. We have here the image of a very patient parent, indeed!
Faced with a rebellious teenager of a people, God says, “How can I give you up, O Eprhraim? How can I hand you over, O Israel?” The love of a parent is enduring, is unendin…