Jesus said to them, "Fill the jars with water." And they filled them up to the brim."Dar al-Kalima Academy art_1708." Image by James Emery on Flickr; licensed under CC BY 2.0.
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Second Sunday after Epiphany
John 2:1-11 Commentary
by Lindsey S. Jodrey
Wine often marks major life moments.
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Isaiah 62:1-5 Commentary
by Charles L. Aaron, Jr.
After the wonder of Christmas with the birth of the Savior, the hope of the new year, the inclusion of the nations in Epiphany, and the assurance of God’s activity in Jesus’ baptism, Isaiah ...
Psalm 36:5-10 Commentary
by Rebecca Poe Hays
As is often the case with lectionary readings from the Psalms, the preacher must decide whether she or he wants to preach only the specific lection or whether the sermon should include the entire psalm ...
1 Corinthians 12:1-11 Commentary
by Yung Suk Kim
The Corinthian ekklesia (church) was a vibrant community where members received varieties of gifts from the Spirit.
Abundance For All
by Karoline Lewis
January 20, 2019
Deciding on one preaching point for this passage seems adversative, to say the least, to this story when the main message of Jesus’ miracle at Cana is abundance. There should ...
Sermon Brainwave #644 - Second Sunday after Epiphany
Discussion on texts for Second Sunday after Epiphany (Jan. 20, 2019): (Gospel) John 2:1-11; (First Reading) Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 36:5-10; (Second Reading) 1 Corinthians 12:1-11. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for Working Preacher.