Tissot, James Jacques Joseph. Lost Drachma, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source.
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Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 15:1-10 Commentary
by David Schnasa Jacobsen
This particular pericope belongs to a complex of parables that is both unique to Luke and characteristic of Lukan theology.
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Exodus 32:7-14 Commentary
by Shauna Hannan
I suggest we discontinue referring to this text as the “golden calf” incident and begin calling it the “God changes God’s mind at the request of Moses” incident.
Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28 Commentary
by Anathea Portier-Young
The preacher who chooses to preach this passage has no easy task. Walter Brueggemann calls it a “dangerous poem,” and rightly so.1
Psalm 51:1-10 Commentary
by Paul K.-K. Cho
Psalm 51:1-10 provides us, the readers, with an opportunity to think deeply and critically about the complex and ever important issue of sin, about where it originates and how it can be put to death and ...
1 Timothy 1:12-17 Commentary
by Eric Barreto
These verses tell a story of conversion and of transformation, of a life renewed by the inexhaustible love and grace of God.
Lost and Found
by Karoline Lewis
September 11, 2016
“Issues reach the pulpit before you do." This statement by my dear friend Rev. Michael Brown, senior Pastor of Marble Collegiate Church in NYC, first came to mind when thinking ...
SB500 - Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 24)
Discussion on texts for Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 24) (Sept. 11, 2016): (Gospel) Luke 15:1-10; (First Reading) Exodus 32:7-14; (Alternate First Reading)
Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28; Psalm 51:1-10; (Second Reading) 1 Timothy 1:12-17.