Paul Gauguin, "The Vision after the Sermon (Jacob Wrestling with the Angel)."
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Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 18:1-8 Commentary
by Meda Stamper
The parable of the widow’s persistence is introduced as a parable about prayer and not losing heart, then moves into a story about justice, and ends with a question about faith.
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Genesis 32:22-31 Commentary
by Corrine Carvalho
Believers, take heart!
Jeremiah 31:27-34 Commentary
by Garrett Galvin
Jeremiah starts this passage on a hopeful note.
Psalm 121 Commentary
by Nancy deClaissé-Walford
Fifteen psalms in the Psalter, Psalms 120-134, share a common superscription, “Songs of Ascents.
2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 Commentary
by Matt Skinner
If you’re just joining us now for this, the third of four Sundays devoted to Second Timothy, here’s what you’ve missed so far:
The Power of Names
by David Lose
October 20, 2013
Dear Working Preacher,
There are some homiletical themes that are so powerful you need to be prepared ahead of time for the impact they may have.
This week’s ...
Brainwave 317 - Lectionary Texts for October 20, 2013
Discussion on texts for the Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost: (Gospel) Luke 18:1-8; (1st Reading) Genesis 32:22-31; (Semicontinuous 1st Reading) Jeremiah 31:27-34; Psalm 121; (2nd Reading) 2 Timothy 3:14--4:5.
Note: This podcast experienced technical difficulties -- an early part of the discussion was lost so the podcast picks up partway through the discussion of Luke 18.