"Pentecost," Matthew Nelson. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by Matthew Nelson. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Day of Pentecost
John 14:8-17, [25-27] Commentary
by Mary Hinkle Shore
While most seminarians learn that John 13-17 is "the farewell discourse" in John, Gordon Fee refers to these chapters more simply as "table talks."1
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Acts 2:1-21 Commentary
by Matt Skinner
If a roomful of people given the ability to speak foreign languages sounds electrifying, try imagining a churchful of prophets.
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b Commentary
by Matthew Stith
It is a blessing to the preacher when the movement of a passage of Scripture offers a ready guide to interpretation and proclamation. This reading from Psalm 104 is a case in point.
Romans 8:14-17 Commentary
by Beverly Gaventa
Anyone who reads this commentary has heard it hundreds of times: "I'm spiritual but not religious."
Preaching a Present-Tense Pentecost
by David Lose
May 23, 2010
Preaching festivals -- any festival -- is some of the most important and most dangerous preaching we do.
Important because festivals mark the major turning points in the Christian ...
Brainwave 118: Lectionary Texts for 23 May 2010
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Matt Skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for the Sunday of Pentecost.