"Peaceable Kingdom," John August Swanson. Used by permission from the artist.
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Day of Pentecost
John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 Commentary
by James Boyce
Perhaps nothing breathes more strongly than the promise and presence of the Spirit in John's so-called "farewell discourse" of Jesus (John chapters 14-17), portions of which have occupied our attention ...
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Acts 2:1-21 Commentary
by Jacob Myers
The less closely one reads this pericope, the easier it is to preach!
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b Commentary
by Cameron B.R. Howard
Psalm 104, a hymn of praise to God as creator, is remarkably comprehensive in its survey of earth and space, flora and fauna, topography and geology.
Romans 8:22-27 Commentary
by Audrey West
What if, for a moment, we were to set aside the fact that our text comes out of Paul's theological magnum opus, and instead, hear it as our people will hear it on Sunday morning?
by David Lose
May 27, 2012
Dear Working Preacher,
Because Pentecost celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit, we usually offer special prayers that the Holy Spirit will fall afresh on us. But do you think ...
Brainwave 236 - Lectionary Texts for May 27, 2012
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Pentecost: Acts 2:1-21 or Ezekiel 37:1-14, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b (30), Romans 8:22-27 or Acts 2:1-21, John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15