23:1 Who are these shepherds? Why would any shepherd destroy and scatter sheep they are responsible for?
The PC(USA) Devotions and Readings website identifies this as a Gospel reading but it functions as a Psalm or Canticle. Does it make a difference how we label or identify it?
1:11 This verse reminds me of a modern Celtic caim by David Adam which includes the petition “Keep strength within, keep weakness out.”
23:33 When who came? What place is called “The Skull”? Who crucified Jesus?