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Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 17:5-10 Commentary
by Audrey West
How much faith does a person need?
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Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4 Commentary
by Richard W. Nysse
The heading for the book of Habakkuk reads: “The oracle that the prophet Habakkuk saw.”
Lamentations 1:1-6 Commentary
by Alphonetta Wines
We live in a world that is uncomfortable with feelings of deep sorrow, regardless of the loss.1
Psalm 37:1-9 Commentary
by Wil Gafney
Psalm 37 addresses an enduring concern, the seemingly untroubled and prosperous lives of wrongdoers (v 1).
2 Timothy 1:1-14 Commentary
by John Frederick
After a standard opening sequence of greetings and thanksgiving, Paul jumps into a section of generalized statements about the Gospel and ministry.
The Increments of Faith
by Karoline Lewis
October 02, 2016
One of the hardest things about being a teacher of preachers is that I don’t serve a church. I sometimes feel like I exist in a performative contradiction. Why would people ...
SB503 - Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 27)
Discussion on texts for Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 27) (Oct. 2, 2016): (Gospel) Luke 17:5-10; (First Reading) Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4; (Alternate First Reading)
Lamentations 1:1-6; Psalm 37:1-9; (Second Reading) 2 Timothy 1:1-14.