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Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 22:34-46 Commentary
by Lance Pape
This is not the meek and gentle Jesus we thought we knew.
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Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
“I never realized I could fall asleep on a treadmill until I did so while trying to read Leviticus,” said one of my students in a Pentateuch class years ago.
Deuteronomy 34:1-12 Commentary
by Sara Koenig
This poignant account of Moses’ death takes place at the very end of Deuteronomy, and therefore at the very end of the entire Pentateuch.
Psalm 1 Commentary
by Patricia Tull
Scripture compares humans to trees far more often than contemporary discourse does.
1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 Commentary
by Michael Joseph Brown
Paul highlights two events in the experience of the Thessalonians that advanced the gospel: the apostles’ trust in the work of the gospel despite his poor treatment in Philippi and his tender care ...
The Necessity of Re-Formation
by Karoline Lewis
October 26, 2014
Dear Working Preachers,
For some of you preachers out there, this Sunday is Reformation Sunday. But I also know that many users of this site will not preach on the Reformation ...
Sermon Brainwave #379 - Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 30)
Discussion on texts for Ordinary 30 (Oct. 26, 2014): (Gospel) Matthew 22:34-46; (1st Reading) Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18; (Semi-continuous 1st Reading) Deuteronomy 34:1-12; Psalm 1; (2nd Reading) 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8.