"Two Sons," James Janknegt. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by James Janknegt. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Second Sunday of Advent
Luke 3:1-6 Commentary
by David Lose
Note to the preacher: since the lectionary splits Luke's account of John the Baptist's ministry between the Second and Third Sundays of Advent, you may want to read the whole of Luke 3:1-18 now.
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Malachi 3:1-4 Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
Familiar to many from its use in Handel's Messiah, this passage from Malachi speaks of purification and judgment,
Luke 1:68-79 Commentary
by Audrey West
Like a melody in a musical overture, Zechariah's prophecy hints at things to come, while reflecting refrains from long before.
Philippians 1:3-11 Commentary
by Michael Joseph Brown
"Friendship is essential to the soul."
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Brainwave 090: Lectionary Texts for 6 December 2009
December 06, 2009
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Sunday, 6 December 2009.