Same Old Song

The Mockingbird Lectionary Podcast

About the show

Join the Rev. Jacob Smith and the Rev. Aaron Zimmerman each week as they break down the lectionary texts for the coming Sunday with Gospel insight, a few (in)appropriate cultural references, and a heart for the sufferer in the pew—and the pulpit. All in a half an hour or so. Lectionary readings here: http://www.lectionarypage.net/.

Audio production by TJ Hester

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Episodes

  • Easter 4 (B): Baa Baa Sunday

    April 15th, 2024  |  23 mins 52 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Fourth Sunday of Easter, which are Acts 4:5-12, 1 John 3:16-24, and John 10:11-18.

  • Easter 3 (B): Total Eclipse of the Heart

    April 8th, 2024  |  31 mins 10 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Third Sunday of Easter, which are Acts 3:12-19, 1 John 3:1-7, and Luke 24:36b-48.

  • Easter 2 (B): Wrong Place, Wrong Time, Right Jesus

    April 1st, 2024  |  30 mins 27 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for the Second Sunday of Easter, which are Acts 4:32-35, 1 John 1:1-2:2, and John 20:19-31.

  • Easter (B): Really Good News (and 2 PSAs)

    March 25th, 2024  |  22 mins 22 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for Easter Sunday, which are Acts 10:34-43 or Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 or Acts 10:34-43, and John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8.

  • Palm Sunday & Holy Week (B): Not Today, Satan!

    March 18th, 2024  |  34 mins 23 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for Palm Sunday and Holy Week, which are Mark 11:1-11 or John 12:12-16; and Isaiah 50:4-9a, Philippians 2:5-11, and Mark 14:1-15:47 or Mark 15:1-39, [40-47].

  • Lent 5 (B): Something Good

    March 11th, 2024  |  23 mins 18 secs

    Jacob and Aaron examine the readings for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, which are Jeremiah 31:31-34, Hebrews 5:5-10, and John 12:20-33.

  • Lent 4 (B): When the Lights Come On

    March 6th, 2024  |  31 mins 32 secs

    Jacob and Aaron unpack the readings for the Fourth Sunday in Lent, which are Number 21:4-9, Ephesians 2:1-10, and John 3:14-21.

  • Lent 3 (B): If You Want a Ladder, Go to Home Depot (Not Church)

    February 26th, 2024  |  30 mins 38 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Third Sunday in Lent, which are Exodus 20:1-17, 1 Corinthians 1:18-25, and John 2:13-22.

  • Lent 2 (B): Sometimes Darkness Can Show You the Light

    February 19th, 2024  |  23 mins 59 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Second Sunday in Lent, which are Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16, Romans 4:13-25, and Mark 8:31-38.

  • Ash Weds/Lent 1 (B): HotTakes.com

    February 12th, 2024  |  21 mins 46 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for Ash Wednesday, which are Joel 2:1-2,12-17 or Isaiah 58:1-12, 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10, and Matthew 6:1-6,16-21. They also take a look at the readings for the First Sunday in Lent, which are Genesis 9:8-17, 1 Peter 3:18-22, and Mark 1:9-15.

  • Last Epiphany (B): Light in the Darkness

    February 5th, 2024  |  28 mins 52 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for the Last Sunday after the Epiphany, which are 2 Kings 2:1-12, 2 Corinthians 4:3-6, and Mark 9:2-9.

  • Epiphany 5 (B): I'll Consider It

    January 29th, 2024  |  28 mins 11 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, which are Isaiah 40:21-31, 1 Corinthians 9:16-23, and Mark 1:29-39.

  • Epiphany 4 (B): Idols and Cheesesteaks

    January 22nd, 2024  |  25 mins 37 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany, which are Deuteronomy 18:15-20, 1 Corinthians 8:1-13, and Mark 1:21-28.

  • Epiphany 3 (B): Second Chances and Letting Go

    January 15th, 2024  |  20 mins 35 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for the Third Sunday after the Epiphany, which are Jonah 3:1-5, 10; 1 Corinthians 7:29-31; and Mark 1:14-20.

  • Epiphany 2 (B): Wait in the Nazareth Cathedral

    January 8th, 2024  |  35 mins 7 secs

    Jacob and Aaron dive into the readings for the Second Sunday after Epiphany, which are 1 Samuel 3:1-10(11-20), 1 Corinthians 6:12-20, and John 1:43-51.

  • First Sunday After Epiphany (B): Two For One

    January 3rd, 2024  |  26 mins 36 secs

    Jacob and Aaron take a look at the readings for the First Sunday after the Epiphany, which are Genesis 1:1-5, Acts 19:1-7, and Mark 1:4-11.