"Peaceable Kingdom," 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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Third Sunday after Epiphany
Mark 1:14-20 Commentary
by Paul S. Berge
The text for the Third Sunday after Epiphany continues the dramatic action in the Gospel of Mark.
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Jonah 3:1-5, 10 Commentary
by Callie Plunket-Brewton
"Forty days more, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!"
Psalm 62:5-12 Commentary
by Rolf Jacobson
Retain the Refrain!
1 Corinthians 7:29-31 Commentary
by Frank L. Crouch
This brief passage revolves around two related ideas: "the appointed time has grown short" (verse 29) and "the present form of this world is passing away" (verse 31).
The Call of the Disciples and the Decline of the Church
by David Lose
January 22, 2012
Dear Working Preacher,
What would make you drop everything and pursue an entirely new life? A great job offer? A marriage proposal? The chance to make a huge difference in another ...
Brainwave 216: Lectionary Texts for Jan. 22, 2012.
Join Profs. Rolf Jacobson, Karoline Lewis, David Lose, and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for the third Sunday after Epiphany: Jonah 3:1-5, 10, Psalm 62:5-12 (6),
1 Corinthians 7:29-31, Mark 1:14-20