Loire, Gabriel. Carrying the cross of Christ, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source.
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Second Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 10:24-39 Commentary
by Stanley Saunders
Fear. Is there any more pervasive or powerful motivating force in human experience?
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Jeremiah 20:7-13 Commentary
by Terence E. Fretheim
Jeremiah’s ministry extended for some forty years (about 625-585 BC).
Genesis 21:8-21 Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
We are accustomed to talking about the “sacrifice of Isaac,” but this story could be called the “sacrifice of Ishmael.”
Psalm 69:7-10, [11-15], 16-18 Commentary
by James Limburg
It was my favorite children’s game for a summer evening.
Romans 6:1b-11 Commentary
by Israel Kamudzandu
The letter to Romans is a Pauline manual for Christians who wrestle with the human condition being vulnerable to the pressures of this world.
Living Beyond Fear
by David Lose
June 22, 2014
Dear Working Preacher,
I’m writing this letter just after watching the U.S. World Cup match against Ghana and in this context remembered something I learned about fear while ...
Sermon Brainwave #360 - Second Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 12)
Discussion on texts for Ordinary 12 (June 22, 2014): (Gospel) Matthew 10:24-39; (1st Reading) Jeremiah 20:7-13; (Semicontinuous 1st Reading) Genesis 21:8-21; Psalm 69:7-10, [11-15], 16-18; (2nd Reading) Romans 6:1b-11.