"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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Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 18:15-20 Commentary
by Clayton Schmit
Here we have three independent pericopes brought together by Matthew dealing with an errant church member, the binding of sins, and Jesus' great promise of his presence.
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Ezekiel 33:7-11 Commentary
by Anathea Portier-Young
"So you, mortal, I have made a sentinel for the house of Israel" (Ezekiel 33:7).
Exodus 12:1-14 Commentary
by Dennis Olson
The Past Becomes Present: The Ritual of Passover
Romans 13:8-14 Commentary
by Mark Reasoner
In this paragraph the theme of love as a force in interpersonal relationships emerges after Paul's tangent in the first paragraph of chapter 13 on why one could obey an institution that repays evil for ...
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Brainwave 016: Lectionary Texts for 7 September 2008
September 07, 2008
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matthew Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for 7 September 2008: Ezek 33:7-11, Ex 12:1-14, Rom 13:8-14, Matt18:15-20.