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Third Sunday after Epiphany
Luke 4:14-21 Commentary
by Ruth Anne Reese
Luke 4:14-21 is the opening scene in the ministry of Jesus. It is Jesus’ manifesto for the work ahead.
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Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 Commentary
by Patricia Tull
The books of Ezra and Nehemiah are as distinct from the earlier books of Samuel and Kings as the times they narrate are different from the ages that preceded them.1
Psalm 19 Commentary
by Eric Mathis
We have a gift in Psalm 19. Bach, Beethoven, Handel, and Haydn expressed their delight with this Psalm through now well-known musical settings of its text.
1 Corinthians 12:12-31a Commentary
by Brian Peterson
We often confuse unity with uniformity, because it is much easier to gather with people who are like ourselves than it is to reach across the divisions which mark our culture.
A Life-Changing Epiphany
by Karoline Lewis
January 24, 2016
I began this column sitting on a plane on my way to the Holy Land (not California). This is my second trip leading a group of students and alums from Luther Seminary along with ...
SB459 - Third Sunday after Epiphany
Discussion on texts for Third Sunday after Epiphany (Jan. 24, 2016): (Gospel) Luke 4:14-21; (First Reading) Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10; (Psalm) Psalm 19; (Second Reading) 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a.