JESUS MAFA. The Sermon on the Mount, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn.
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Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
Matthew 5:1-12 Commentary
by Karoline Lewis
The chance to preach four Sundays in a row on the Sermon on the Mount may seem to be less an opportunity and more like a burden.
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Micah 6:1-8 Commentary
by Tyler Mayfield
One of the most well-known half-verses in the Old Testament:
Psalm 15 Commentary
by Nancy deClaissé-Walford
Psalm 15 is classified generally as a Community Hymn and more specifically as an Entrance Liturgy.
1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Commentary
by Mary Hinkle Shore
The reading begins with a reference to “the message of the cross” (NRSV) or the “word of the cross” (RSV).1
January 29, 2017
Do you really hunger and thirst for righteousness?
Sometimes, perhaps most times, I am not sure. That’s where the Beatitudes hit me this week.
Full disclosure. I have rather ...
SB522 - Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Fourth Sunday after Epiphany (Jan. 29, 2017): (Gospel) Matthew 5:1-12; (1st Reading) Micah 6:1-8; Psalm 15; (2nd Reading) 1 Corinthians 1:18-31. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.