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Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
Luke 4:21-30 Commentary
by Ruth Anne Reese
The whole passage (Luke 4:14-30) is structured around a pattern of proclamations by Jesus and responses from the hometown synagogue audience.
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Jeremiah 1:4-10 Commentary
by Patricia Tull
Jeremiah’s first-person poetic account of God’s calling him as a prophet echoes in brief, elliptical form the narrative of Moses’ commission to lead the Israelite slaves from Egypt in ...
Psalm 71:1-6 Commentary
by Eric Mathis
In the well-loved Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith, Anne Lamott writes:
1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Commentary
by Brian Peterson
This is perhaps the most widely recognized and quoted passage anywhere in the Pauline letters, which poses both a challenge and an opportunity for preachers.
Love Never Ends
by Karoline Lewis
January 31, 2016
“Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice ...
SB460 - Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
Discussion on texts for Fourth Sunday after Epiphany (Jan. 31, 2016): (Gospel) Luke 4:21-30; (First Reading) Jeremiah 1:4-10; (Psalm) Psalm 71:1-6; (Second Reading) 1 Corinthians 13:1-13.