PREMIUM EDITION Lectionary Lab for the Third Sunday after Pentecost, Year B
June 13, 2021
Comments and Illustrations by John Fairless
1 Samuel 15:34 - 16:13
Well, isn’t this a sorry situation? Sorry, never can resist the pun! The passage opens with Samuel grieving Saul — even with all the turmoil surrounding the trial king of Israel, Samuel had grown to like the man and had some fairly high hopes that he might work out.
God, on the other hand, …