"You will find a child wrapped in bands of cloth and lying in a manger." - Luke 2:12 (Public domain image; licensed under CC0)
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The Sermon Brainwave and Narrative Lectionary podcasts for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday are now posted. Blessings as you prepare to preach through Holy Week.
Fourth Sunday of Advent
Christmas Eve: Nativity of Our Lord
Christmas Day: Nativity of Our Lord (II)
Luke 2:1-14 [15-20] Commentary
by Shively Smith
Expectation. Birth. Manger. Shepherds. Angels. Witness. Many such details constitute the common ingredients in any veteran preacher’s Christmas Eve message.
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Isaiah 9:2-7 Commentary
by Corrine Carvalho
Plans: I am very good at making them.
Psalm 96 Commentary
by Diane Jacobson
Psalm 96 is psalm of pure exultation, so very appropriate for Christmas Eve.
Titus 2:11-14 Commentary
by Jennifer V. Pietz
Godliness and good works are probably not the topics that most preachers would choose for a Christmas sermon.
by Karoline Lewis
December 24, 2017
I debated about writing a column for Christmas this year. In part, because of the 4th Sunday of Advent falling on Christmas Eve. In part, because I presume you have your Christmas ...
SB576 - Christmas Eve (Proper 1)
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Christmas Eve - Proper I (Dec. 24, 2017): (Gospel) Luke 2:1-14 [15-20]; (1st Reading) Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96; (2nd Reading) Titus 2:11-14. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.