"Peaceable Kingdom," 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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Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 6:1-13 Commentary
by Mark G. Vitalis Hoffman
This is one of those instances where the lectionary disturbs the narrative flow of Mark's gospel.
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Ezekiel 2:1-5 Commentary
by John C. Holbert
Passages like this one can lead in two very different directions.
2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10 Commentary
by Ralph W. Klein
David was anointed to be king three times.
Psalm 123 Commentary
by W. H. Bellinger, Jr.
One of the more helpful approaches to the Psalms is considering these poems as pilgrimage songs of faith.
2 Corinthians 12:2-10 Commentary
by David Tiede
He was a spellbinding preacher addressing the ecumenical Thanksgiving gathering in the little gymnasium of my hometown.
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Brainwave 065: Lectionary Texts for 5 July 2009
July 05, 2009
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, David Lose and Rolf Jacobson for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for 5 July 2009.