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Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Commentary
by Jennifer T. Kaalund
The role of Jesus as a teacher is emphasized in the Gospel of Matthew.
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Isaiah 55:10-13 Commentary
by Callie Plunket-Brewton
Second Isaiah begins with the word "Comfort!" in 40:1.
Genesis 25:19-34 Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
In the reading for this week, one of the most important individuals in Genesis comes on the scene.
Psalm 65:[1-8] 9-13 Commentary
by Scott Shauf
When one surveys Psalm 65 as a whole, what is most striking is the breadth of the psalm's subject matter.1
Romans 8:1-11 Commentary
by Israel Kamudzandu
Beneath and embedded in Paul’s letter to the Romans is the ferment of the empowerment of a new life brought about by God’s unconditional love.
by Karoline Lewis
July 16, 2017
Dear Working Preachers, last week, taking a cue from Matthew 11:28, "Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest,”I wrote about ...
SB549 - Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Ord. 15)
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (July 16, 2017): (Gospel) Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23; (1st Reading) Isaiah 55:10-13; (Semi-continuous 1st Reading) Genesis 25:19-34; Psalm 65:[1-8], 9-13; (2nd Reading) Romans 8:1-11. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.