Edward Ruscha. Miracle, from Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Sourced from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source.
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Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Matthew 5:13-20 Commentary
by Amy Oden
Jesus’ teaching on salt and light is likely very familiar to you as preacher, as well as to your listeners.
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Isaiah 58:1-9a [9b-12] Commentary
by Bo Lim
Among the many things darkness may symbolize in the Bible, one of them is the silence of God.
Psalm 112:1-9  Commentary
by Shauna Hannan
There are two obvious connections a preacher might make between Psalm 112 and Matthew 5.
1 Corinthians 2:1-12 [13-16] Commentary
by Mary Hinkle Shore
The second chapter of 1 Corinthians contains two of Paul’s “greatest hits” verses.
Called and Commissioned to Be Salt and Light
by David Lose
February 09, 2014
Dear Working Preacher,
Lately it’s occurred to me that I’ve been living something of a performative contradiction. It all started, I think, in seminary. This is where ...
Brainwave 337 - Fifth Sunday after Epiphany (Ordinary 5)
Discussion on texts for Fifth Sunday after Epiphany (Ordinary 5) (Feb. 9, 2014): (Gospel) Matthew 5:13-20; (1st Reading) Isaiah 58:1-9a [9b-12]; Psalm 112:1-9 ; (2nd Reading) 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 [13-16].