I am the Road, the Truth and Life, Vasakyrkan, Gothenburg, Sweden, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source.
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Fifth Sunday of Easter
John 14:1-14 Commentary
by Karoline Lewis
This Sunday is the first of two Sundays from the 14th chapter of John.
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Acts 7:55-60 Commentary
by Mikeal C. Parsons
Stephen is recognized in the church as the first or “proto-martyr.”
Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 Commentary
by J. Clinton McCann
Psalm 31, along with Psalms 22 and 69, is among the longest and most impressive of the genre known variously as lament, complaint, protest, and/or prayer for help.
1 Peter 2:2-10 Commentary
by Karl Jacobson
Our reading from 1 Peter for this week is organized around a pastiche of Old Testament texts.
by David Lose
May 18, 2014
Dear Working Preacher,
What’s the difference between a promise and a threat?
It’s a simple question, of course, but one with far-reaching implications. Consider: “I ...
Sermon Brainwave #354 - Fifth Sunday of Easter
Discussion on texts for Fifth Sunday of Easter (May 18, 2014): (Gospel) John 14:1-14; (1st Reading) Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; (2nd Reading) 1 Peter 2:2-10.