Lectionary Lab PREMIUM Edition, Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B
July 4, 2021
Comments and Illustrations by John Fairless
2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10
What makes a person’s life “great?” What makes a church, or a family, or a nation great?
Verse 10 is certainly a key, and is the thing the writer of Samuel wants to emphasize. We’ve seen it throughout the narrative, but David’s “greatness” lies not so much in his personal characteristics (he’…