The Visit of the Three Angels, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, Tenn.
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Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 10:38-42 Commentary
by Elisabeth Johnson
Hospitality is exceedingly important in the biblical world in general and in Luke’s Gospel in particular.
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Genesis 18:1-10a Commentary
by Sara Koenig
When I was a child, one of my family’s common dinner prayers was, “Come, Lord Jesus, be our guest, and let this food to us be blessed.”
Amos 8:1-12 Commentary
by Karla Suomala
“Amos was Israel’s first theologian,” says scholar John Barton. “As far as we know, no one before him had subjected the religious beliefs and practices of people in Israel to critical ...
Psalm 15 Commentary
by James Limburg
Our question was, “How do we get into this place?”
Colossians 1:15-28 Commentary
by Richard Carlson
One of the goals this pseudonymous author has in writing this letter is to reassure its recipients that they already dwell securely in the reality that is Jesus Christ.
Mary, Martha, and the Search for a More Useful Faith
by David Lose
July 21, 2013
Dear Working Preacher,
I think the word “useful” has gotten a bad rap. At least in the church. I’m not sure what it is, but I think we’re afraid ...
Brainwave 304 - Lectionary Texts for July 21, 2013
Join Profs. Karoline Lewis, Matt Skinner, and Rolf Jacobson for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Ordinary 16): Luke 10:28-42; Genesis 18:1-10a; Amos 8:1-12 (semicontinuous); Psalm 15; and Colossians 1:15-28