Volterra, Daniele da, ca. 1509-1566. Prophet Elijah on Mount Horeb, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn. Original source: http://yorckproject.de
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Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 8:26-39 Commentary
by Michael Rogness
Gospel stories of demon possession are difficult to preach, because we don’t experience demons as described in the Bible.
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Isaiah 65:1-9 Commentary
by Elizabeth Webb
As I write this, the mass shootings of the past year are fresh in my mind.
1 Kings 19:1-4[5-7]8-15a Commentary
by Roger Nam
Elijah is tired, discouraged, suicidal, and God is with the prophet.
Psalm 22:19-28 Commentary
by J. Clinton McCann
The Psalter lection includes portions of the two major components of an individual lament/complaint.
Galatians 3:23-29 Commentary
by Sarah Henrich
We continue with our sequential reading of Paul’s letter to the Galatians.
by David Lose
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Dear Working Preacher,
I remember an English professor somewhere along the way saying there are only seven or eight great themes in literature -- the struggle of human ...
Brainwave 300 - Lectionary Texts for June 23, 2013
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose, Matt Skinner, and Rolf Jacobson for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 12): Gospel: Luke 8:26-39 ; Isaiah 65:1-9; 1 Kings 19:1-4[5-7]8-15a (semicontinuous); Psalm 22:19-28; and Galatians 3:23-29