Scripture Reflections for the Second Sunday of Lent

Year C, Lectionary 27

Hate feeling lost on Sundays at church? Searching for a better explanation of the Bible than what you hear from your pastor's sermon? Check out the following collection of audio, video, and text commentaries from various Christian experts for a better understanding of today's scripture that deal with: AbrahamCommunityDisabilityDivinityDoubtEncounterExodusExpectationFaithHeavenHolyHoly SpiritIdentityJourneyLentListenLongingMissionMountainPaulPrayerRepentResurrectionRevelationSightStubbornSuccessTransfigurationTransformationTrustUnityWisdom

Psalm 27:1, 7-9, 13-14
Luke 9:28-36
"The Transfiguration and the New Exodus" | Brant Pitre |

“It is through Jesus that God now speaks to us. He is the Word made flesh and it is he who will lead us on a second and far greater Exodus not from slavery in Egypt but from the slavery of sin and death.”

"Upon a Mountain" | Fr. Geoffrey Plant |
Fr. Mark E. Thibodeaux, SJ |

“on this Second Sunday of Lent, we are also reminded of the need to ask ourselves the question, 'who am I?' Jesus we get the answer from going to God in prayer...the other place where we get the answer is from the scripture.”

Fr. Emmanuel Ochigbo |
Overall Readings

“let us sit in the certainty of what our hearts tell us, these hearts that were created by God, for God”

Vivian Cabrera |

“Some battles, Church, just ain't worth fighting for. I know one that is. It's my seat in the kingdom of heaven.”

"The Green Book" | Fr. Stephen Thorne |

“God meets us right where we are, and in the ordinariness of our own lives, but we too have a responsibility to pause, to listen, and to open our eyes to see what God is asking of us”

Sr. Jane Wakahiu, LSOSF |

“Jesus Christ wants to show us his divine glory. If we don't go up to the mountain with him and give him a chance to fill us with his graces we won't be ready when the future comes”

Cory Johnson |

“Disciples then and now may be confused about what we are experiencing but we rely on God and Jesus to guide our attempts at responding to the circumstances before us”

Sr. Sarah Kohles, OSF |

“if you think all you are is what you can do then you're missing the whole message that God has been trying to send us. You are his beloved, you are his chosen one and all you have to do is listen to Christ.”

Fr. Tony Ricard |
Fr. Addisalem Mekonnen |