"Abraham and Isaac," John August Swanson. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by John August Swanson. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Sixth Sunday after Epiphany
Matthew 5:21-37 Commentary
by Amy G. Oden
In the last few weeks, we've read a series of lessons on the dangers of reducing the work of God to ritual formula, or trying to use our communal practices to avoid giving our hearts and lives to God and ...
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Deuteronomy 30:15-20 Commentary
by Callie Plunket-Brewton
"See I have set before you today life and prosperity, death and adversity..."
Psalm 119:1-8 Commentary
by Nancy deClaissé-Walford
Psalm 119 follows Psalms 113-118, known as the Egyptian Hallel, which are psalms recited during the Jewish festival of Passover.
1 Corinthians 3:1-9 Commentary
by J.R. Daniel Kirk
After a heady exposition of how true, Godly wisdom is given by the Spirit of God, Paul returns to directly address the Corinthians' divisions--and the assessments of themselves and their leaders upon which ...
by David Lose
February 13, 2011
Dear Working Preacher,
It may sound trite to say that I think Jesus is being radical in this week's portion of the Sermon on the Mount -- after all, isn't Jesus always kind of ...
Brainwave 160: Lectionary Texts for the 13th of February 2011
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner,for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Epiphany 6:Deuteronomy 30:15-20
or Sirach 15:15-20
Psalm 119:1-8 (1)
1 Corinthians 3:1-9