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Third Sunday of Advent
Luke 3:7-18 Commentary
by Michal Beth Dinkler
Luke depicts John the Baptist’s message as a clarion call to repentance.
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Zephaniah 3:14-20 Commentary
by Jin H. Han
Rejoice! Here comes a happy prophet.
Isaiah 12:2-6 Commentary
by Adam Hearlson
Isaiah 12 is the culminating hymn of the first section of Isaiah’s prophecy.
Philippians 4:4-7 Commentary
by Holly Hearon
“Joy” and “peace” are themes we encounter throughout the season of advent: on cards, holiday decorations, and in music streaming forth from malls and churches.
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Sermon Brainwave #637 - Third Sunday of Advent
December 16, 2018
Discussion on texts for Third Sunday of Advent (Dec. 16, 2018): (Gospel) Luke 3:7-18; (First Reading) Zephaniah 3:14-20; (Psalm) Isaiah 12:2-6; (Second Reading) Philippians 4:4-7. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for Working Preacher.