God Touches Jeremiah's Mouth, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source: Wikimedia.
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Subscribe to us on YouTube
Subscribe to us on iTunes
Subscribe to our RSS Feed
Receive our Email Newsletter
Visit us at Luther Seminary
The Working Preacher app provides inspiration, interpretation, and imagination wherever you are, whenever you need it.
Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 16:21-28 Commentary
by Eric Barreto
Last week, the disciples got it, really got it.
| Bible Text
Jeremiah 15:15-21 Commentary
by Bo Lim
As I write this commentary, I am only 2 weeks removed from the events of June 5, 2014.
Exodus 3:1-15 Commentary
by Anathea Portier-Young
This first revelation of sacred space identifies as holy the soil itself, God’s good land alive with vegetation.
Psalm 26:1-8 Commentary
by James K. Mead
I teach at a college that emphasizes the integration of faith and learning. We strive for students to realize that their knowledge and their beliefs should not -- and ultimately cannot -- be kept in separate ...
Romans 12:9-21 Commentary
by Elizabeth Shively
We are tempted to skip a passage like this in preaching. Verse 9 has no logical connection to what precedes.
A “Cross and Follow” Kind of Life
by Karoline Lewis
August 31, 2014
Dear Working Preachers,
I have to be honest. I have never cared much for this passage, particularly 16:24, “take up your cross and follow me.” I always get hung up ...
Sermon Brainwave #370 - Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 22)
Discussion on texts for Ordinary 22 (Aug. 31, 2014): (Gospel) Matthew 16:21-28; (1st Reading) Jeremiah 15:15-21; (Semicontinuous 1st Reading) Exodus 3:1-15; Psalm 26:1-8; (2nd Reading) Romans 12:9-21.