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The Sermon Brainwave and Narrative Lectionary podcasts for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday are now posted. Blessings as you prepare to preach through Holy Week.
Christmas Eve: Nativity of Our Lord
Christmas Day: Nativity of Our Lord (II)
First Sunday of Christmas
Luke 2:1-14 [15-20] Commentary
by Karyn Wiseman
Ask any parent or grandparent about the birth of a new baby and they typically can describe the event in great detail.
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Isaiah 9:2-7 Commentary
by Ingrid Lilly
The NORAD website allows you to track Santa’s progress across the world on Christmas Eve.
Psalm 96 Commentary
by Henry Langknecht
Somewhere in the list of top ten things preaching professors say to students stand the requests to “be specific,” “be concrete.”
Titus 2:11-14 Commentary
by Erik Heen
During his long tenure at Harvard Divinity School, Krister Stendahl (d. 2008) would occasionally hand out his “Ten Commandments for Biblical Preaching.”
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Brainwave 329 - Christmas Eve: Nativity of Our Lord (I)
December 24, 2013
Discussion on texts for Christmas Eve (Dec. 24, 2013): (Gospel) Luke 2:1-14 [15-20]; (1st Reading) Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96; (2nd Reading) Titus 2:11-14.