"Peaceable Kingdom," 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
John 18:33-37 Commentary
by Jaime Clark-Soles
1. It's an election year in America.
2. Many of us are currently enthralled by the series A Game of Thrones.
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Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14 Commentary
by Amy Merrill Willis
These verses from the Book of Daniel provide the reader with one of the most graphic depictions of God found in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament (HB/OT) (cf. Isaiah 6; Ezekiel 1; Exodus 33:17-23).
2 Samuel 23:1-7 Commentary
by Karla Suomala
The narrator of 2 Samuel 23:1-7 tells us that these verses contain "the last words of David."
Psalm 93 Commentary
by Hans Wiersma
This brief, straightforward psalm is teed up for your Christ the King-themed sermon. Psalm 93 begins by proclaiming that "the Lord is king" (Hebrew: YHWH melek).
Revelation 1:4b-8 Commentary
by Valerie Nicolet-Anderson
In the opening of the book of Revelation, grace (charis) and peace (eirene) are given to the churches to which the author of Revelation writes.
A King's Gift
by David Lose
November 25, 2012
Dear Working Preacher,
I can’t remember the last time Christ the King Sunday fell after Thanksgiving. I’m sure it’s happened, but I don’t remember when. ...
Brainwave 264 - Lectionary Texts for November 25, 2012
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, David Lose, Karoline Lewis, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Pentecost 25: John 18:33-37; Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14; Psalm 93 (2); Revelation 1:4b-8; and 2 Samuel 23:1-