"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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All Saints Sunday
Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 5:1-12 Commentary
by Clayton Schmit
This is a strong text for All Saints Day, especially if we use the word "saints" as Paul does in 1 Corinthians 1:2: "to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, together with all those who ...
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Revelation 7:9-17 Commentary
by Micah D. Kiel
John's apocalyptic visions in Revelation 7:9-17 present challenges in two different ways.
Psalm 34:1-10, 22 Commentary
by Nancy deClaissé-Walford
Psalm 34 is classified as an Individual Hymn of Thanksgiving.
1 John 3:1-3 Commentary
by C. Clifton Black
The "lectionary gnomes" have done the preacher no favor in isolating this passage from its preceding verses.
by David Lose
November 06, 2011
Dear Working Preacher,
You are a child of God -- beloved, blessed, cherished, one of a kind, and God is doing great things through you. That's the truth -- so don't you forget ...
Brainwave 203: Lectionary Texts for All Saints Nov. 6, 2011
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for All Saints: Revelation 7:9-17, Psalm 34:1-10, 22 (9), 1 John 3:1-3, Matthew 5:1-1