Lectionary Lab PREMIUM Edition for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B

June 27, 2021

Comments and Illustrations by John Fairless

2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27

  • Lots of action has happened between David’s victory over Goliath and the opening of our text for today.

  • David has fallen into disfavor with Saul, who is affected by an “evil spirit.” This is some harmful affliction — perhaps we would call it depression or paranoia — that makes Saul suspicious …

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