"Abraham and Isaac," John August Swanson. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by John August Swanson. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Christ the King
Matthew 25:31-46 Commentary
by Carla Works
The Lord's teaching on the final judgment challenges every disciple of Jesus to be a harbinger of God's kingdom in a broken world.
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Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 Commentary
by James Limburg
The Times They Are A-Changin'
These days at the end of November are a season of changing times.
Psalm 95:1-7a Commentary
by Jerome Creach
Psalm 95 appears in a grouping of psalms that focus on the reign of God (Psalms 93, 95-99).
Ephesians 1:15-23 Commentary
by C. Clifton Black
It is a sad commentary on our times that, if many Christians think at all of eschatology, they do so equipped only with the anxious, warped boilerplate of Left Behind.
Sheep and Goats and Judgment, Oh My
by David Lose
November 20, 2011
Dear Working Preacher,
Do you ever read a passage and just want to say, "Yikes!" Truth be told, I think that's how a lot of us feel when we read the dreaded "Sheep and Goats" passage. ...
Brainwave 205: Lectionary Texts for Nov. 20, 2011.
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Christ the King: Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24, Psalm 95:1-7a (7)
Ephesians 1:15-23, Matthew 25:31-46