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The Sermon Brainwave and Narrative Lectionary podcasts for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday are now posted. Blessings as you prepare to preach through Holy Week.
Second Sunday in Lent
Luke 13:31-35 Commentary
by David Schnasa Jacobsen
The Gospel lection for this Sunday represents a challenge for preachers on several levels.
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Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 Commentary
by Rolf Jacobson
This week’s Old Testament lesson from Genesis 15 is a passage pregnant with promise (ironic pun intended) and almost literally dying to be preached.
Psalm 27 Commentary
by Amanda Benckhuysen
“The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?” the psalmist declares. “The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?”
Philippians 3:17-4:1 Commentary
by Edward Pillar
Paul begins this section by encouraging his family in Philippi to imitate him and others like him.
by Karoline Lewis
March 17, 2019
“When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem.”
This is the verse behind the Gospel passage for this coming Sunday. Nothing will ...
Sermon Brainwave #653 - Second Sunday in Lent
Discussion on texts for Second Sunday in Lent (March 17, 2019): (Gospel) Luke 13:31-35; (First Reading) Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18; Psalm 27; (Second Reading) Philippians 3:17--4:1. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for Working Preacher.