God Orders Noah to Leave the Ark, Cappella Palatina di Palermo, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn.
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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.
Vigil of Easter
Resurrection of Our Lord
Matthew 28:1-10 Commentary
by Judith Jones
Matthew’s resurrection story contrasts the life-giving power of God with death-dealing human authority.
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Genesis 7:1-5, 11-18; 8:6-18; 9:8-13 Commentary
by Patricia Tull
The ancient story of Noah recounts a devastating flood -- a flood that begins with problems very much like those in our world.
Proverbs 8:1-8, 19-21; 9:4b-6 Commentary
by Walter C. Bouzard
The portion of Proverbs before us constitutes the sixth of twelve readings for the Vigil of Easter where, in some liturgies, it is accompanied with the descriptor, “The wisdom of God.” The response ...
Romans 6:3-11 Commentary
by Cynthia Briggs Kittredge
Krister Stendahl, New Testament professor at Harvard Divinity School, former dean, and one time Bishop of Stockholm, taught “Ten Commandments for Biblical Preaching.”1
Not Proof But Perspective
by Karoline Lewis
April 15, 2017
A few years ago, Working Preacher produced a video Easter is Coming with which many of you are familiar. Take another look. I return to this resource again this year because it ...
SB411 - Easter Vigil
[Rebroadcast from Apr. 4, 2015.] Discussion on texts for Easter Vigil (April 15, 2017): (Gospel) John 20:1-18; (Vigil Reading I) Genesis 1:1--2:4a; (Vigil Reading IV) Exodus 14:10-31; 15:20-21; (Vigil Reading V) Isaiah 55:1-11; (Vigil Reading XII) Daniel 3:1-29; (N.T. Reading) Romans 6:3-11.