"Abraham and Isaac," John August Swanson. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by John August Swanson. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 10:40-42 Commentary
by Colin Yuckman
Here is the passage for the anonymous disciple, the one who does hard work but is hardly ever recognized.
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Jeremiah 28:5-9 Commentary
by Alphonetta Wines
The test of truth and validity of a prophet's words is whether or not the prophet's words come to pass.
Genesis 22:1-14 Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
There is a Yiddish folk tale that goes something like this: Why did God not send an angel to tell Abraham to sacrifice Isaac?1
Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18 Commentary
by Paul K.-K. Cho
At the heart of Psalm 89 is the shattering of the world, to which the psalm gives articulation and to whose unraveling the entire Psalter is devoted.
Romans 6:12-23 Commentary
by Kyle Fever
This reading needs context.
by Karoline Lewis
July 02, 2017
"Whoever welcomes you welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me.”
It’s one thing to be in the position of welcoming others -- into your church, ...
SB547 - Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 13)
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (July 2, 2017): (Gospel) Matthew 10:40-42; (1st Reading) Jeremiah 28:5-9; (Semi-continuous 1st Reading) Genesis 22:1-14; Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18; (2nd Reading) Romans 6:12-23. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.