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Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost
John 8:31-36 Commentary
by Alicia D. Myers
John 8:31-36 is part of Jesus’ teaching in the temple during Tabernacles (7:14–10:21).
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by Leila Ortiz
The Reformation story is one of commuting and converting from one theological worldview to another.
Jeremiah 31:31-34 Commentary
by Anathea Portier-Young
Reformation Sunday draws our attention to God’s ongoing work of renewal in the church, to the unmerited gift of divine grace that cannot be bought or sold, and to a history of courageous response ...
Psalm 46 Commentary
by Rolf Jacobson
"A Mighty Fortress is Our God"—the hymn, which according to Ulrich Leupold, "more than any other epitomizes Luther's thought and personal experience"—is a rather free paraphrase of Psalm 46. ...
Romans 3:19-28 Commentary
by Jane Lancaster Patterson
It would be reasonable to assume that Reformation Sunday is the time to deliver a Reformation-era interpretation of Romans 3:19-28.1
Truthiness vs. Truth-telling
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
October 25, 2020
“You will know the truth and the truth will make you free.”
I cannot read this saying of Jesus without pondering the times in which we live. Truth has taken a beating ...
Brainwave 749: Reformation Sunday
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, Joy J. Moore, and Matt Skinner for a conversation on the Revised Common Lectionary texts for Reformation Sunday (October 25, 2020). Recorded via Zoom on October 15, 2020, for Working Preacher. Watch video version at https://youtu.be/w-KmkOL3rj8